knitting retreat – day six

None of us could believe it when we woke up and realised this was our last day together. Where had the week gone? During the organising of the retreat week day six had been planned as a free day for everyone to do anything they wished to. During the past…

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knitting retreat – day five

What joy waking up to bright sunshine, blue skies and the knowledge that today there would be yarn…lots of yarn as the programme promised a trip to Black Sheep Wools near Newton-le-Willows. Happy chatter could be heard as we were driven by lovely Dennis, our bus driver, through pretty countryside…

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knitting retreat – day 3 & 4

Waking up to rain was a bit of a wake up call that this is Wales and not Italy. It did not however dampen our spirits and we set off for a day out in the pretty town of Betws-y-Coed for some scenery, retail therapy and most importantly sampling the…

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knitting retreat – day two

Day two and the obvious sun-dancing by everyone the night before was successful as ‘Frau Sonne’ beamed down on us. It promised to be another glorious day! Soon after breakfast everyone was beavering away, working hard on finalising their thoughts on how to approach the week’s theme. Needles clicking away…

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knitting retreat – countdown

Last preparations are under way as the Wales Retreat 2016 is about to start. One more sleep and everyone will arrive. I can’t wait to welcome my lovely ladies from Germany at the airport tomorrow taking them to the Chainbridge Hotel in Llangollen where a warm welcome is waiting for…

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