Old Maiden Aunt Yarns

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


i’ve been away – did you miss me? here’s what i’ve been doing….

flora's shieling
i went here (a shieling in north uist)

flora, dyeing
& worked with this natural dyer

bog myrtle for dyeing
& used this (bog myrtle leaves)

results of natural dyeing
to make these

there was knitting everywhere…

knitting on a north uist beach
here (on the beach, north uist)

the knitted fish display
& here (a knitted fish display in the museum at taigh chearsabhah)

knitted graffiti!knitted graffiti detail
& here too (“graffiti knitting” – a railing cozy at the bank in lochmaddy!)

& i even worked on my first summer of socks project…

socks on holiday - SOS08
the solstice socks, on the summer solstice, at pobol fhinn stone circle on north uist

how have you been?

4 Responses so far.

  1. Karen says:

    Fantastic pictures! Looks like you’ve had fun.

  2. soCherry says:

    Wow! How cool! Love the pics 🙂

  3. Helen says:

    Thanks for that; I used to spend time on North and South Uist but I haven’t been up for years. Do you have a larger image of the knitted fish that you could post: I’d love to get a closer look at it.

    Teeny spelling mistake by the way; it’s Taigh Chearsabhagh,with a ‘g’.

  4. TangledFrog says:

    Wow, that all looks completely amazing!

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