Author Archives: whippety

Yarn Fest Fever

  It is that time of year again. For the last couple of months, Woolfest has been mentioned at knit group as least once or twice during the evening. We are heading to Cumbria as a group of six this year. Our … Continue reading

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Hello 2016!

A decision made in January 2015 matures for 12 months………with unexpected results! February 2015 was the second month of my 6 month sabbatical and I had high hopes of what could be achieved.   Very soon 6 months became 9, when life … Continue reading

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Once upon a time………..in John Lewis?

Once upon a time far, far away, (well about 12 miles actually) in the fair city of Aberdeen, I had a part-time job as the Rowan Design Consultant in John Lewis. Many customers came and went and many of them … Continue reading

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Making progress…..

Firstly, I would like to say ‘thank you’ for the encouraging comments received after my last post. Wearing my New Years resolution ‘hat’ has certainly provided new enthusiasm for jobs and tasks which have been idle for way too long. … Continue reading

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A kind of ‘Spring Clean’ feeling.

I made a promise back in January to keep you all posted of my progress during this ‘sabatical’ period in my life. Almost 3 months has passed and my initial estimation of six months off work is starting to look … Continue reading

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Is it really 2015?

Happy New Year! How nice to see so many of you joining The Auld Woolly Alliance for another year.  The last 12 months brought a few new friends to our pages. Welcome on board everyone and thank you, from both … Continue reading

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