Old Maiden Aunt Yarns

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

Monthly Archives: October 2007

oh, dear…

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… i’ve gone & done it now. i spent saturday driving up to fife, to visit a mythical & glorious place, that i have oft heard of (from india) but never visited. when i came back home, it was with this in my back seat… it’s a brand-new majacraft little gem II spinning wheel – […]

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day off

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ok, it’s up – lots of lovely new stuff in the shop!! some fabulous new colours of handpainted yarns, lusciously squeezable handspun hat kits, and a couple of new handspun skeins. there’s still more to come – i have a few undyed hanks of yarn hanging about, and lots of fibre still to be spun. […]

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sweet nectar of the gods

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aaaahhh… coffee. this was my first cup since friday morning, what with being ill & all, and i enjoyed every second of it. i’m not a huge caffeine addict, but i do insist on starting the day with one good cup of coffee. the RSA makes it in a little stove-top espresso pot before work, […]

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sick as a…

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yep, i’ve been sick as a dog, all weekend! i don’t think i’ve ever been this ill before – i’ll spare you the gory details, but there was a LOT of puking. eventually, i had to phone NHS 24, who thought i sounded so ill that they sent an on-call doctor out late last night […]

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mondays are for spinning

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so are tuesdays, wednesdays, thursdays, and every other day of this week & last! they’re also for plying, and dyeing, and skeining, and reskeining…sorry i’ve been so absent from the blog lately – it’s been hectic. most of my last batch of handpainted yarn sold out quickly, so i’ve been dyeing up some new colours […]

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taking stock

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i’m beginning to feel a little… overwhelmed. it’s not an unusual state of affairs for me; having aspergers pretty much guarantees that i’m nearly 100% stressed, nearly 100% of the time. most of these stresses are from outside influences, and are just something i have to live with. but the current stressor is definitely self-inflicted… […]

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disappointed

just popping in quickly to share this, as it has stirred my wrath!!!one of my very favourite blogs (where i lurk regularly, but never comment) is yarnstorm. if you’ve never been there, take a minute to visit her (i’ll wait here till you come back). her writing is fantastic, and her photographs of her various […]

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