Category Archives: Scotland

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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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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Get your knitting out and bear all to the world….it’s Worldwide Knit in Public Day!

Throw off your inhibitions and hold your head high….IT’S TIME FOR WORLDWIDE KNIT IN PUBLIC DAY (or in the knit abbreviations language KIP for short!) This year, KIP runs from 14th to 22 June, not really a day then, but … Continue reading

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Where did May go?

Janice and I wrote a couple posts at the end of April. And suddenly, June is here. It looks like we’ve missed a whole month. We are really sorry that we didn’t show up much here. Hopefully, you won’t be … Continue reading

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Testing times at the Woolly Alliance (Part 2)

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. If you don’t have one, have a look at the end of this post … Continue reading

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Of Blanket, Socks, Madness and Sharks

March is already upon us, and I just can’t believe it. Surely, it can’t be right. I apologise for taking so long to write another post. But I hope to compensate with enough information and little stories. Stop reading now, … Continue reading

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Help ma kilt, it’s Ramsay MacSporran!

At long last I can introduce you to Wee Ramsay. He was a long time coming, but for once I am actually quite pleased with how he turned out.  He ‘piped in the haggis’ at the family Burns Supper and … Continue reading

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