Old Maiden Aunt Yarns

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

Monthly Archives: June 2012

118335 stitches

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i’ve been working on something top-secret for the past three months, but at last, i can share it. one of my very best friends got married, and i knitted her a shawl. she knew i was making it, but didn’t know which pattern – or just quite what a labour of love it would be. […]

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non-monogamous

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i’ve never been good at project monogamy – i usually have at least three knitting projects on the needles, and sometimes even more. sometimes, you feel like a little lace; sometimes you need something a bit simpler.  sometimes, you need to commit a big chunk of time working on a complex cabled sweater – and sometimes, you […]

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as a general rule

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as a general rule, i don’t dye to order.  it’s difficult enough trying to get what’s in my head out through a dyepot & onto the yarns, let alone trying to take someone else’s idea & make a colourway from it.  but lately, something very odd has been happening. a couple of months ago, in relation to bigger […]

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