Old Maiden Aunt Yarns

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

Monthly Archives: July 2007

aha!!!

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finally… we have ze bee.the first few rows of the “bee in field” section of the bee shawl is finished, & i can finally see the big bees!!& believe it or not, these five rows took me about four hours… i’m off for a lie down now, i think!

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piles of presents

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hurray for birthdays!! i love it when people give me presents…- loads of hello kitty gifts: a tray from my mum for afternoon snacks, all the way from korea, as well as some little kitty charms to hang from my various bags (although i forgot to take a picture of them!). and, a teeny tiny […]

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admitting defeat

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i’ve been working pretty steadily on the bee shawl for the past couple of weeks. partly, that’s because it’s an amazing knit – the pattern is extremely challenging & well written, the needles are fantastic, and the yarn is luscious, so it’s an utter pleasure to spend time with. but partly, i’ve been working hard […]

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i don’t knit for babies

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i know a few folk who are all about the baby knits, but they’re just not for me. partly, it’s because i’m a complete misanthrope. i’m not a big fan of people – it’s probably the effect of my autistic brain, but i find them unpredictable & alarming. & small people, even more so – […]

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all that, and she sews too…

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look what i made!! my first ever sewing project on my new/old sewing machine, which arrived a couple of weeks ago & has been languishing in the corner waiting to be played with. well, today was finally the day – i thought i’d start small, as i didn’t expect to have anything that remotely resembled […]

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lovely new things!!

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lots of new handpainted yarn on the old maiden aunt site!! 100% superwash merino sock yarn, and 100% merino laceweight (which is so soft that i initially wondered if i had been sent a cashmere laceweight by accident!)….laceweight (clockwise from top left): “a sweater for your love”, “gotta have you”, “stormy weather” sock yarn: “little […]

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