Old Maiden Aunt Yarns

Studio 30. Ritchie Street. West Kilbride. KA23 9AL. Scotland. info@oldmaidenaunt.com

Monthly Archives: August 2006

off the radar

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i seem to have disappeared again…i have been occupying myself with several things: spinning up the rest of the merino silk for the icarus shawl; working on baudelaire; knitting some plain cashmere toe-ups from the rest of the arisaig yarn; starting a plain top-down raglan for the resident sock appreciator; and just generally being weird, […]

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long overdue thank yous

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i received another package from my lovely (& still unknown!) knitty secret pal today, which made me realise that since i’ve been a bit out of it for a while now, i completely forgot to a) say thank you for the last package s/he sent me, and b) post any pictures of the goodies! bad, […]

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look on my works…

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ok, so i’m no ozymandias, but look at this… i’m knitting with my own handspun. how cool is that??? specs: the icarus shawl from interweave knits (summer 2006), in handspun merino/silk blend from hipknits. so far i’ve spun 100g (nearly 400) yards of an almost-sock-weight yarn. modifications: not sure yet, but there will be many, […]

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still here, more or less

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lately, the black dog has me. i’ve been hesitant about blogging about this, mainly because of the feeling that it’s extremely private. but the more i think about it, the more i realise that this feeling of “privacy”is more to do with embarrassment. partly because i know that my blog is mainly read by the […]

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comfort, with a “C”

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it’s been a difficult week here, for various reasons – life just seems to have me beat at the moment. i needed something to soothe & calm me, so i’ve been seeking comfort, with a capital “C”. Cashmere, hot Chocolate, and (of Course) Cat(s) (although the other one declined to be photographed). more posts next […]

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