Lazy Summer

Almost two months of no writing…how did that happen? It’s not because I haven’t done anything or made anything or generally had nothing to say, the last few weeks have just gone by so quickly. I finally finished my toe-up socks… …and even though I loved the yarn (Hedgerow Yarns),…

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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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#retreatlog2017 – day three

  Oh what a glorious morning we woke up to! The sky was blue and the sun was shining, nothing could be better for our day trip to Yvoire right by the shores of Lac Leman (Lake Geneva). Everyone was in a jolly mood as we set off down the…

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