Old Maiden Aunt Yarns

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Monthly Archives: March 2008

undecided

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do you ever have one of those weeks where you just don’t know if you’re coming or going? i’ve been working away on the march sweater, & have made it halfway up the second sleeve (although since march ends tomorrow, i’m thinking that the sweater still won’t be finished in time). & in between, i’ve […]

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four kilos

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a great weight, it feels, has been lifted… a weight of roughly four kilos, that is! the yarn orders that have been taking over my life for the past few weeks are done, and away in the post, heading for a couple of fabulous online shops – great british yarns & purlescence, to be precise. […]

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not looking good

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one of the problems with setting ourselves lofty goals is that we sometimes fail to achieve them. & although this may be premature – there are, after all still, eleven days to go – it’s not looking good. i’m talking, of course, about my sweater-a-month challenge – march’s sweater (above) is still little more than […]

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recuperating

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tools to aid recuperation from a chest infection(click through to the flickr photo page to read the picture notes)thank you for all your wishes for recovery – i’m starting to feel better & will be back to normal(ish) quite soon!

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even more pathetic

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well, the battle for “who feels the worst” is ongoing, and despite the best efforts of the cat in the foot splint, i’m edging ever closer to a win. the “just a cold” that i had in my last blog post transformed suddenly into a truly hideous chest infection, necessitating a friday night trip to […]

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poor wee souls

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do you ever have one of those weeks where every little thing just seems to go wrong? well, it’s definitely been like that here. the car had its wing mirror broken off by mindless, vandalising idiots at the start of the week, which cost a fair bit of money (that i don’t really have to […]

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whoopsie

in the true spirit of my “accidents happen” contest, i accidentally forgot that i was supposed to draw a winner last week!! whoops.but, better late than never – i was laughing pretty hard at some of the stories, but decided not to play favourites, and pick a winner the old-fashioned way (bits of paper in […]

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buttoned up

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it’s way too gray here for a proper photoshoot today, so you’ll just have to take my word for it – the tangled yoke, she is finished!! i wove the very last end in on friday afternoon, and washed & blocked it friday night – just in time for my “sweater-a-month” deadline. yes, i had […]

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