Old Maiden Aunt Yarns

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

Monthly Archives: October 2008

a good day

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something soft(a luscious green/yellow/turquoise merino/silk blend; the first bobbin of singles for my own handspun sweater) something special(a whole box of wollmeise sock yarn leftovers, donated by a kind knitter towards my scrap blanket)something finished(my october sweater! more pics to come, when i can find a photographer…)& something lovely(hot chocolate, biscuits, and a sweet & […]

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one in every colour

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when i organised my closet today, this stack of knits appeared – & there’s definitely some repetitiveness to them. a couple of grays, a couple of greens, a couple of blues, and a couple of browns – but only one purple?? something needs remedied here… it’s the first finished piece of the october sweater of […]

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the mithril coat

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this summer, i officially took a holiday from my sweater-a-month project – but what i didn’t tell you was that i was still unofficially working away on a sweater. i worked on it over the summer while i was in the midst of tons of other things, and it’s been waiting for buttons for a […]

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channelling zimmermann

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iceland has my money, & won’t give it back. ok, so it’s not TONS of money, & i’ll probably get it back eventually. but i have something in the works over the next few weeks (a BIG something, which will be revealed soon!) which means i’d really like to have my money now!! sigh.so for […]

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i need closure!!!

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only 3 days behind schedule, the september sweater is finished!!… but i can’t show it to you yet. why? because, like the summer sweater, i don’t have buttons yet. i’ve ordered some fabulous custom buttons for the summer sweater, and some pewter clasp closures for the september sweater… but they haven’t arrived yet!!! (darn that […]

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so close….

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the september sweater…. …. is not finished. it’s SO close, though!!! the whole (huge) body is done, the sleeves are done, and most of the ends are even sewn in – but the cabled section is still about 8 inches too short. i’m guessing there’s only about two more hours of knitting time in this […]

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