announcing the very first knit stop

holiday knitting workshop

 
Learn new techniques, be pampered, enjoy the finest food, and make new friends - all in a day (or weekend if you're one of the lucky ones!)
SATURDAY, 7 NOVEMBER
9:30 AM TO 5:00 PM
MILLHOUSE RETREAT CENTRE
WESTLEIGH, DEVON

 

 

Workshop I - All about Entrelac - maximum attendees = 6

Have you always wanted to try this unusual technique but were put off by it's perceived complexity? Well, let us show you how easy it can be! You will knit a beautiful headband made from very soft 100% wool imported from Australia. All materials are included in the workshop fee except your knitting needles. Please bring a pair of 5.0 mm double pointed needles with you. Suitable for beginners, you only need to know how to cast on, knit, purl and cast off. The rest you will learn on the day.

 

Workshop II - Introduction to Lace knitting - maximum attendees = 6

This workshop will introduce the fundamentals of lace knitting through the creation of a gorgeous pair of fingerless gloves. Knitted flat and seamed, the gloves are made from the finest UK alpaca and bluefaced Leicester wool blend for softness and durability. With lots of colours to choose from, these are perfect for your own wardrobe or a holiday gift for that special someone. All materials are included in the workshop fee except your knitting needles. Please bring one pair of 4.0 mm needles with you. Suitable for beginners. You only need to know how to cast on, knit, purl and cast off. The rest you will learn on the day.

 

Your perfect day will include.....

 

The choice of 1 workshop, tea/coffee & cakes morning & afternoon, a delicious home cooked lunch, a  20 minute professional hand, back & neck massage  by Eva and all materials (except knitting needles) to make your workshop item.

 

Cost for Saturday only is £99

 

7 lucky people (or more if you share a room) have the option of staying overnight for an additional £50 each. This price includes your room, dinner on Saturday evening and a hot breakfast on Sunday.  

 

Cost for Saturday and Sunday is £149

 

Space is limited so register here to guarantee your spot! Questions? please use the contact information at the bottom of this page to get in touch. We hope to see you there!

 

 

 

 

Knitters, you are cordially invited to join us for a very special knitting retreat at the beautiful Mill House Retreat Centre, near Tiverton. This lovingly restored, centuries old longhouse will be the site for two very exciting workshops and a chance to enjoy a professional hand/shoulder massage by Eva of Magic Fingers Clinic & wonderful home-cooked food.