knitting retreat 2018

Hello friends, I hope this finds you well! It is high time that I told you about our annual knitting retreat. As in years past I am again organising the retreat with my dear friend Claudia (http://wollsinn.de) and this year we are going back to Wales. This is really great…

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some of my favourite things

Hello friends, how have you been? I hope you are enjoying summer and making the most of this gorgeous warm weather we are having here in the UK. Time seems to be flying by and I never seem find enough to write about all that’s been happening lately, so I…

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#retreatlog2017 – day six

All too soon the last evening came to a close, but not before we had given out certificates, brooches for taking part and tipped our wonderful chef Tomas and his lovely wife Miska handsomely for all their hard work. Claudia was the very happy recipient of the give-away pack of…

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#retreatlog2017 – day five

Surely not…it can’t be…the last day already!!!! The week has flown by, here are some more impressions of our fabulous week… Days one and two…getting acquainted and the beginnings of short rows. Days three and four…hiking, medieval towns and working on projects. Day five…colour theory and how to make chosen…

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#retreatlog2017 – day four

Day four and the day started with one on one lessons of new found friends helping each other. Soon we were all back in the classroom learning about our body measurements and how to apply these to working out our own knitting patterns. Even the maestro was hard at work…

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