wales retreat 2018 – last day & departure

Sadly all too quickly the last day of our retreat week had arrived. We were all wondering where the last 5 days had gone and there was already talk and anticipation about next year. Last minute speedy knitting was done as everyone got themselves ready for show and tell after…

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wales retreat 2018 – day 4

Today I want to show you the project I have been working on during the knitting retreat week. Here you see the finished yoke of a top-down jumper I am making. It was inspired by a painting by ‘my girl’ and incidentally this will also become her jumper when finished.…

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wales retreat 2018 – day 3

Good morning from Wales and another beautiful day in the Land of  Dragons! Yesterday we had a day away from the Classroom. A glorious, colourful day that started with these guys crossing the road on my way to the venue… We got on our bus and travelled along the Conwy…

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wales retreat 2018 – day 2

Day 2 started with joy of finished samples and eagerness to get started on the project of the week, a pair mittens designed by Claudia. Soon everyone was busy again with needles clicking and after a very hush day yesterday, today the room was filled with chatter and laughter. A…

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wales retreat 2018 – day 1

After a good night sleep we were greeted with blue skies, sunshine and the beautiful Welsh hills which put an immediate spring into our steps. Eager and keen everyone assembled in the ballroom where Claudia gave a very informative talk about techniques used in Bohus knitting and how to apply…

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