Tag Archives: Scottish yarn

New Year… new adventures!

Hello, my friends, Once again it has been some considerable time since my last post. Aurelie has settled well into her new life in the Middle East and I am missing her very much! Their beloved dog Lily arrived safely, so the … Continue reading

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The Woodcarving

In my last post, I teased you a little with a “moody” picture of a lonely mitten. Now, I am delighted to share with you a few photos full of sunshine of a colourful pair of mittens. And I must … Continue reading

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Playing with colours

Today, I would like to share a little of my design process with you. I am currently finalizing the third pattern in the collection inspired by Castle Fraser, and I thought you might want a sneak peek… Remember the gorgeous … 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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Better late than never!

I had hoped Wee Black Faced Sheep would return to Stonehaven at least a week ago…….he almost did…..but then came a detour via the Shetland Isles to pick up a couple of balls of yarn from Jamieson’s. Do you remember … Continue reading

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Reflections of 2013

A week ago Aurelie wrote a beautiful and sensitive post explaining her need to be quiet this Christmas and knowing we would all understand. She left us with words of thoughtful contemplation and was confident I could take the reins … Continue reading

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“Maman les p’tits bateaux…” – The naughty corner

It has been a while since I last posted. I know it’s easily said and it’s not an excuse, but I’ve been a little busy recently. On the positive side, I’ve been rather busy knitting and writing down some ideas. … Continue reading

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