Old Maiden Aunt Yarns

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Monthly Archives: April 2007

second verse, same as the first

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with my mum still away & the RSA unfortunately scheduled to work today, i’ve had another day on my own – which means another day of lazing about in my pajamas, & of course, spinning. i’ve finished up the rest of the crown mountain superwash merino in “my boyfriend’s back”, & i’m totally in love […]

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in a spin

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things are still busy around here, what with everything. my lovely mum has been over visiting from canada, and while it’s been great to see her & spend time doing things with her, it means that i’ve been spending lots of time doing things other than knitting, spinning, and blogging! the RSA even took a […]

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cat’s paws

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my littlest sister catriona asked me to make her a pair of fingerless gloves for her birthday present, & as i’ve now been told that they’ve arrived safely (her birthday, incidentally, was at the beginning of march – oops) i can post some details without ruining the surprise!presenting the “cat’s paws” fingerless gloves: project specs:started […]

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at long last

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at last – proper photos of a finished object! i finally managed to take advantage of some nice weather & convince the RSA to pose in the seamless hybrid for a photoshoot in a friend’s garden. (full frontal [hope nobody's googling that & ending up here by accident - how disappointing for them!] ; neck […]

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controlled chaos

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what a long time between posts! things are continuing to be quite chaotic here, what with everything.the weekend was spent staying with friends in glasgow, partially just for a fun easter weekend visit, but also so they could dog-sit for us on sunday night when we went out to see these guys. fantastic!!! i’ve had […]

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its own reward

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the seamless hybrid is finally done! until i can convince the RSA to pose for some sweater-modelling shots, here’s a closeup of the shoulder & (correctly sized) neckband, hemmed like the cuffs with a little bit of hidden colour… the last little bit was quite a slog in the end. after incorrectly sizing the neckband, […]

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oh, the excitement!

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the week has managed to get away from me once again – i’ve been overwhelmed since the last post with various things, so here’s a roundup of the week so far…on sunday, the spinning room finally got a real floor, thanks to the amazing efforts of the RSA, who put down a whole new floor […]

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oh, the places we’ll go

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introducing the new car… isn’t she cute! she doesn’t have a name yet, but is undeniably a girl car (& will of course be named once i’ve got to know her a bit better). it took a few minutes for me to get back in the habit of driving, but apart from a slightly hairy […]

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