Everyone can soak up the wonderful seaside view and atmosphere, eat a delicious home-cooked lunch and yummy Devon cream tea. Sink into a sofa watching the waves and spend a relaxing re-'treat' in our quirky and restful home; indulging in a few days focussed on making soft, fluffy and warm things.
Here are some examples of the lunch menu
Traditional Lasagne or Tuscan Creamy Salmon with Basil + wilted spinach with roasted red peppers + garlic bread + Lemon Meringue Pie
Beetroot and Feta Cheese Tart with Green Salad + Avocado and Tomatoes Salad + Caramelised Pineapple and Vanilla Ice-cream Chicken, Mushroom & Leek Pie or Oven Baked Cod with Herb & Cheese Crust + new potatoes + whole oven baked carrots + steamed broccoli + Tiramisu
Stuffed Pork Tenderloin with Fresh Herbs or Stuffed Trout + roasted root vegetables + braised red cabbage with apple + medley of peas + Plum and Apple Crumble served with Vanilla Custard
Savoury Rice Stuffed Red Peppers + Sour Cream and Nachos+ Raspberry Cheesecake
As all food is cooked by Nicola (our fabulous chef) we can cater for any dietary requirement.
We can show you how to knit, and also: all the cast-on methods (thumb, needle, Emily Ocker's, cable, provisional), using double-pointed needles, working-out gauge, creating frills, wraps and turns, German wrap and turn (called T&P - turn and pull), creating i-cord, yarn overs, cabling, reading/following charts (all those hieroglyphs!), increasing and decreasing, using life-lines, joining yarn, brioche, double knitting, top-down knitting, working on circular needles (in the round), creating Fair Isle patterns/motifs, substituting yarns, magic loop, turning a heel of a sock, looped stitches, elongated stitches, continental knitting (and Norwegian purl), creating bobbles, button-holes, Kitchener Stitch (seamlessly grafting/weaving two pieces of work together), holding stitches on waste-yarn or stitch holder, knitting with multiple colours, applied borders, edging (crochet, fringing, hems), all cast-off methods (3-needle, stretchy, conventional, casting-off in pattern), picking-up stitches, reading pattern instructions, knitting on your arms and of course trouble-shooting (eg. please help me, I've dropped a stitch!).
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