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Nuria

All About ME!

My name is Nuria and I'm from Barcelona. Almost 13 years ago I married my lovely Aussie boy and we've managed to have 2 gorgeous kids together, My little Aussie man and 12 years old Aiden and my gorgeous and very determined little english lady Ari who is 8!

Six years ago we embraced a big adventure and moved to London from Barcelona. And here we are, three years later, happy and loving this little adorable place that is Kew (Richmond) where we live.

So, now that I can definitely say that my family is all settled, it's time for me to start my own big adventure and share my little creation:Yaya Knits & Bobs

Yayaknits is about sharing and teaching people to knit and crochet, along with the opportunity to purchase hand-made knit and crochet products that I can design for you or we can design together. 

The inspiration for Yayaknits comes mainly from my grandmother Carmen who we would call Yaya. She was an amazing, brave and inspiring woman who taught me as a little girl all the knitting and crochet skills she was passionate about. I would like to share this passion to all that want to learn.

Q&A

Q. What would you name your boat, if you had one?
A. Ariadna, my daughter’s name. I just love how it sounds
Q. If you had to flee the country, where would you choose to live?
A. Anywhere in L’Empordà in Catalunya. I would get a little house with a garden for my husband to grow veg and I would get a little car so we could drive to Barcelona, Girona and France anytime we wanted a fancy meal/drink/movie
Q. How long would you last in a zombie apocalypse?
A. Nothing, no time at all. I would be dead in seconds from a heart attack. I would be so scared!
Q. If you were arrested with no explanation, what would your friends and family assume you had done?
A. They would definitely think I got drunk and got myself into trouble
Q. If you could know the absolute and complete truth to one question, what would you ask?
A. Where is my Grandma? Is she waiting for me somewhere? 
Q. If you were given a one-minute ad slot during the Super Bowl that you couldn’t sell, what would you fill it with?
A. A ‘how knitting can save the world’ ad
Q. What did you think was cool when you were young, that you no longer think is cool? 
A. Shoulder pads!
Q. Which of your personality traits has been the most useful?
A. Shameless...being shameless is the most amazing thing. Shame I only discovered it in my 40’s. 
Q. If you had a theme song, what would it be?
A. "No Aphrodisiac" by The Whitlams

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