I want to tell you all about the fabulous weekend Betty Kay and I enjoyed at the Fancy Fibers Farm Winter Fun Retreat! Mary Berry is a superb organizer and the whole event went off without a hitch. We arrived at Camp Copass in Denton (a gorgeous facility!) on Thursday afternoon and set up a mini version of the Knitting Fairy Yarn Studio in the gathering room. Classes started right away and I heard TONS of nice comments on all kinds of different things people were learning. I saw spinning, crochet, knitting, needle tatting, felting, Australian Locker hooking and more. I only took one class, yoga. I really enjoyed it! I taught a felted Fair Isle Tote (Why do I always want to make that Fairy Isle?), Introduction to lace knitting and Entrelac. I had nice classes full of nice people and I think we all enjoyed our time together very much. The best part for me of any of these events is making new friends and catching up with old ones I rarely see. Can you believe I ran into friends I used to spin with in Lancaster, Tx over 20 years ago?! Fiber is a small world.
Mary will be opening up the sign-up list soon for the 2013 retreat (Feb 14, 15, 16 1nd 17, 2013) , so be sure to watch her blog for details if you don’t want to miss out. I am already planning to be there and co-sponsoring the event again and I look forward to seeing you there!