Old Maiden Aunt Yarns

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

Monthly Archives: October 2014

wool week (part three)

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on thursday, i had a full day of classes booked. first up was Fair Isle Yokes with the amazing Hazel Tindall. she gave us a quick talk about various pattern & colour options, as well as the overall shape & structure of yoked sweaters, amply illustrated by loads of her gorgeous samples.     inspired, […]

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wool week (part two)

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it’s been a busy couple of days!!! on monday, i hopped in a coach with 40 other knitters to head over to the Jamieson’s of Shetland mill. there had been a slight change in the weather, so the bus journey took a bit longer than normal.     once we eventually arrived at the mill, […]

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wool week (part one)

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    i'm in SHETLAND!!!! land of wind, rain & brilliant sunshine (sometimes all at once). land of shetland ponies, shetland sheep, and shetlanders, all of whom are simultaneously sweet, lovely, & tough as anything. land of amazing traditional music and vikings who set things on fire. and most of all, land of WOOL, and […]

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