Friesland – a gansey shawl

The coastal path is closed, the car parks are closed – this is the current situation all around our coast lines. Is your heart yearning to hear the sound of the waves, to walk along the shore, quietly just with your own thoughts? Sea, sky and wind can free our…

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wales retreat 2018 – arrival day

  The sky was blue, the sun was shining and North Wales was showing itself in it’s best light. After month’s of planning, a lot of organising hard work, the arrival day of the Wales Knitting Retreat 2018 had finally arrived! Most of our 20 guests flew from Frankfurt airport,…

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pin cushion mini mandala

Hello friends, how have you been? It’s been a busy old time here at Made with Loops with preparations in full swing for our upcoming Knitting Retreat starting on the 8 May. We still have two places open, why not join us for a fabulous week of yarny fun in beautiful…

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knitting retreat – the week that was

It took seven months to organise. A lot of work but so much fun, and then it was over in a flash. Here is a roundup of the Wales Knitting Retreat 2015… 1. We played with colour and yarn…a lot. 2. We visited some fabulous places. 3. We learned a lot…

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knitting retreat diary – day five

  The morning of day five greeted us with wind and rain, how wonderful that we are all knitters and have a small selection of woolliness in which to wrap ourselves in to keep warm. Dennis our trusted bus driver was waiting for us and soon we were on our…

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