Old Maiden Aunt Yarns

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

Monthly Archives: September 2007

out of the doldrums

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well, my last post was a little bit whingy, wasn’t it? it just seems to have been that sort of week, & it carried on into the weekend as well. but i’m determined to do better this week.and, perfectly timed to help me cheer up, this arrived in the post from germany… what could it […]

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my days are numbered

number of loads of laundry i managed to wash & hang out before work this morning: 2number of mental back-pats i gave myself for being so “organised”: 1number of minutes i ended up running behind, directly related to that second load of laundry: 20number of miles per hour i averaged above the speed limit in […]

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to re- or not to re-

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re-skein, that is. i’m talking about re-skeining yarn after it’s been dyed, to “juggle up” the colours. i know a lot of dyers don’t do it – even a lot of big name dyers – and when you buy a skein, you get it as the dye was applied – that is to say, with […]

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a good day to dye

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it was a perfect, sunny, brisk fall day today. autumn is definitely here – leaves fell overnight & the air suddenly became crisp & cool. it’s my favourite season – jeans & sweater weather, not too hot, not too cold, and sometimes, like today, it’s even sunny.with the sun & the cool breeze, it was […]

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shut-in

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there were a few things i was going to do this afternoon, all of which involved leaving the house. alas, my plans were foiled……by the fact that when i went to go out & do said things, i discovered i was locked inside my house.yes, that’s right – somehow, i’ve locked myself in.i’m not entirely […]

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