Category Archives: The Auld Woolly Alliance Group

Of clumsiness, Sock Club, VAT, yarn festival and stash management

This blog post should have been written and posted last night. However, my clumsiness and myself have spilled a full cup of coffee over the keyboard of my (up and running) laptop yesterday evening. Intense cleaning, drying of said laptop … Continue reading

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Random Thoughts, Good Wishes and a Self-Indulgent KAL

Dear all, It is this time of the year again when everything seems hectic, when everyone seems to be transformed into busy bees which have only one goal: bringing back home as many toys and as much food as possible. … Continue reading

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Deck your pins with skeins of yarn…..

….And join us in the 2014 Indie Designers Gift-a-Long! Disclaimer: some of the links in this blog post will bring you to the right page only if you’re already logged in to your Ravelry account.  Regular readers may remember Aurelie’s … Continue reading

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Back from Ballater

It has been such a long time since my last post that I feel my head drooping in shame, life has been very busy lately but thankfully Aurelie has been kept the blog interesting and up to date in my … Continue reading

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Feeling ‘blue’……..or should that be ‘pink’?

I do not seem to be able to get my mind to stay in one place at the moment…I had great plans for the summer. Catching up on set aside designs, getting up to date with my work load while … Continue reading

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“Christmas in July” Starts Early

Janice and I know all too well how rubbish we are when it comes to “gift knitting”, especially as the festive season comes up at the end of the year. Every year in January, we put together this amazing plan … Continue reading

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We took the big plunge!

We have written about the wonders of Ravelry a few times already. It is a great place to search for existing patterns, keep track of one’s projects, look up yarn, etc. We have already mentioned (and used) the extraordinary facilities … Continue reading

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