Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Documenting Ten Years of Awesome

This past Men's Spring Knitting Retreat was the 10th retreat, so put together a video montage of all my photos from the first nine years to present to the guys this year.

Assured Success

We've never been quite sure why, although we have lots of thoughts on the matter, but the Men's Spring Knitting Retreats always have an immense impact on the men attending, usually in ways that are different than what they might have expected.

Photos don't do the experience justice, but I'll present them as the only way of hinting at how amazing our time together was this year.

Alasdair, Jeff and Bruce

Tommy, Phillip and Michael

Bob, Matthew and Aaron

Christopher, Greg, John, Hayes and Kirk

Dave and Barry

Dave and John

Warping a rigid heddle loom with Dave, Peter, Dennis and Daniel

Dinner time

Gary, Nick, Tom and Phillip


Jeff, Sam and Tim

John, Chad, Bill and Dave

Kirk, Colin and Tom

Kirk Phil and John

Kirk and Tommy

Veryl, Dave, Matthew and Rob looking through Knitter's Pride swag!

Franklin's Lace workshop

Matthew and Jeff


Phil, Minh and Steve

Phil and Vithard

Rob and Steve

Ryan and Steve

Bruce at Show and Tell

Sam and Tommy

Steve and Ryan

Tom, Phillip and Gary

Warping a rigid heddle loom with Ryan and Dave

Readers' Comments/Questions

Maureen comments, "The photos are lovely, but I'm really dying to hear all about the special blanket you made - did you give it to the owners of the Retreat house? - or was it raffled? - and was it well-received? I loved that blanket!"

Thanks Maureen...the blanket was donated to the retreat center as part of their 17th year anniversary auction which took place this past weekend, but I haven't yet heard how it did.  I'll let you know as soon as I know.

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