Knitting Retreats

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Knitting Retreats

plus Crochet, Spinning, Weaving - all yarn and fibre arts welcome.

We also sometimes do special Craft Business mentoring Retreats, contact us if you want to know more.

Retreats are our forte, which is why many clients book again & again!


Gift Vouchers available for retreats, products and courses


Yarn and Fibre Retreats 2018 - Join one of our Knitting Escapes!


Knitting, Crochet and Spinning Retreats.

We regularly organise our own retreats in Scotland and work together with hand picked, wonderful venues to provide these.

The Old School is close to our home in Ayrshire and our retreats there have been highly rated by our many guests over the years.

New for 2018 is a retreat where we take over the whole Orchard Lodge in Alloa, a very popular place indeed!

Janet also provides Textile Retreats at other venues, such as Higham Hall in the English Lake District.

2-night Retreats at The Old School Dalleagles in Ayrshire:


Friday 2nd - Sunday 4th March 2018 UPDATE: ONLY 1 ROOM AVAILABLE

Yarn and Fibre Retreat at The Old School Dalleagles Ayrshire Scotland.

Prices per person:

£320 own room

+ £70 non participating partners

£285 participants sharing

£190 non residential

Full payment 1 month before the retreat.

See full terms and conditions below.


Click on the photo to go to our The Old School Retreats and Booking page.



2nd - 4th April 2018 Retreat at Higham Hall near Cockermouth, English Lakes District UK

Yarn and Fibre Retreat at the wonderful Higham Hall. Lovely walks, fantastic food and time to knit, crochet and spin in the peaceful sitting room at Higham Hall. Expert guidance from Janet as ever, and you can choose what you want to work on (if anything, it's equally fine just to chill and work on your projects) for Janet's 1-1 input on your chosen focus. This is optional and there is no need to focus at all if you don't want to. All levels including beginners.

Book by contacting Higham or phone 017687 76276

3-night Retreats at Orchard Lodge, Alloa near Stirling:

Tuesday 29th May - Friday 1st June 2018

NEW VENUE FOR 2018! A three night retreat at Orchard Lodge, which is in the grounds of Gean House . Gean House will be doing the catering for us.


Prices per person:

£450 own room

+ £180 non participating partners

£385 x2 participants sharing a room

Full payment 3 months before the retreat.

See full terms and conditions below.


Click on the photo to go to our Orchard Lodge Retreats and Booking page:












January 2018 Facebook 'Share Our Post' promotion. Terms and Conditions:

Win a Dinky loom* #lovemydinky by sharing the Facebook post to your timeline or another Group on Facebook, and if a friend** attends one of our 2018*** retreats as a result. Only while spaces on our 2018 retreats are available.

*or equivalent of £14.50 to be spent in our Create With Fibre shop;

**your friend or shared post reader (must be a non createwithfibre Facebook group member) must say where they saw your shared post; only one prize per person per booking; person attending the retreat must not have attended one of our retreats before.

***Retreats are at The Old School Dalleagles in March 2018 and Orchard Lodge in May 2018.


A recent customer review: "Venue and catering was excellent -very welcoming and accomodated all requests. Tuition was first class in a relaxed fashion. Everyone was able to improve skills and learn new ones. Can't wait until next one" FL


We are looking for additional retreat venues to make them available in more areas.

Do you own a large Bed & Breakfast, Guest House or Boutique Hotel with a minimum of 5 bedrooms and a lounge or meeting room?

Are you located in Scotland and the North of England.

Please use the 'Contact Us' page to introduce yourselves.


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