Travelling Yarns with Cocoknits

Saturday 19-26 September 2020 LIMITED AVAILABILITY

Come away to southwest France on a knitting adventure with a difference.  Learn to tailor hand-knit garments using beautiful local French yarns, visit local alpaca and mohair farms and local markets.

Advanced beginners and experienced knitters are equally welcome to join the week. You’ll learn English Tailoring and how to achieve a flattering set-in sleeve using Cocoknits’ original top-down, seamless construction techniques.

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Further details of this retreat will follow shortly.  However, if you are interested in this week and would like to join us then please complete the booking form below and we’ll put you on the waiting list.

“I loved chatting with all of you and learning a new way to knit sweaters from the excellent teachers Julie and Tracey” Cia Lundgren, Sweden


Essential information

Single or double occupancy luxury and standard rooms available

Prices to be confirmed

Non-refundable deposit on booking
First instalment of 30% due on 1 March 2020
Full balance due 15 June 2020

Minimum 8 participants. Maximum 16 participants

Workshop held in English

Included 7 nights full board, (one dinner out at guests' cost). Further details to be confirmed.

Excluded Airfares to France. Airport transfers available at extra cost

More information

This retreat is being run by a UK company, prices will be in GBP

For terms and conditions, please click here

Julie Weisenberger

Julie is the driving force behind Cocoknits, a source for innovative knitting patterns and tools. Her Cocoknits method applies techniques from Julie’s ready-to-wear industry experience, top-down knitting and seamless sweater design. Simple silhouettes are combined with fine yarns and result in elegant, wearable designs for knitters of all abilities.


Tracy Russell

Assisting Julie is Tracy Russell. Tracy has a wide ranging career in yarn. she's owned a local yarn shop in Baltimore, MD, was the director of sales at Classic Elite Yarns and is currently working as an independent sales representative bringing lovely yarns to shops throughout New England. she knows the yarn world from all sides and understands what knitters and crocheters want.


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