Old Maiden Aunt Yarns

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

Monthly Archives: June 2009

priorities & essentials

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as any knitter knows, our priorities are very different to those of non-knitters. non-knitters, when faced with a transatlantic trip of over two weeks, would be focusing on packing the essentials – clothing, toiletries, & all the other odds & ends that one might need to survive two weeks away from the comforts of home. […]

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tying up loose ends

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i’m not a great finisher of knits. i love working on them, i love the knitting process, i love making up the pattern as i go along – but i don’t love the finishing up. weaving in ends, sewing seams, knitting button bands & buttonholes & sewing on buttons? yeuch….….which is maybe why this cardi […]

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a good weekend

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phew… i’m back. and what a weekend….thanks to the miracle of vacuum bags, we managed to fit the entire yarn mountain into two suitcases & one box, & packed the car up on friday morning to drive down to the much anticipated uk ravelry day. it was cold, gray, horrible & rainy when we set […]

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yarn mountain

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sorry i haven’t been around here much lately – i’m hoping things will get a little more “normal” soon. i’ve been very busy building a yarn mountain… (for scale, this windowsill is about 10 feet wide by 4 feet deep, and the sheep perched on top is about the size of my head) i’m one […]

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