Old Maiden Aunt Yarns

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

Monthly Archives: November 2009

making progress

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thing are gradually getting back to normal over here – the new floors are down, the new bedroom furniture is built, and some progress is being made in reorganising & returning all our bits & pieces to their regular habitat (although there’s still a surprising amount of things crammed into the spare room). & we […]

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a fugue state

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i’m sorry for the blog silence – things have been pretty chaotic around here, and i haven’t really had much time to myself. we’re in the midst of a great big DIY mess – most of the laminate flooring in the flat is being replaced, as well as most of the bedroom furniture, not to […]

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chilly days…

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… call for cozy things. porridge with raisins, brown sugar, & homemade applesauce – yum a comfy chair & a warm blanket some excellent entertainment & some seemingly endless knitting (snoring pup optional) how are you planning on keeping warm this winter?

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france thinks i’m a tory

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or, to be more precise, the french minister pierre lellouche thinks that the tories are “autistic”. in an interview published this morning in the guardian, he says of the party’s approach to the EU; “they have one line & they just repeat that one line – it is a very bizarre sense of autism”. later […]

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reassurances

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please take reassurance in this fact: the test knitting is being properly supervised at all stages.

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preparations

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sometimes, i think i like the preparations for a new project even more than i like knitting it. printing out the pattern, choosing the yarn, carefully selecting needle sizes, and winding all the yarn into sturdy, squat yarn cakes. but then, seeing the project taking shape is pretty fun too – especially when it’s as […]

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