Author Archives: kmkat

Yves the cat.

This is a cat unlike any cat I have ever been owned by or encountered. He just sits there, unperturbed, watching with bored interest whatever his assistant (sometimes referred to, erroneously, as “owner”) does to him. A commenter once asked … Continue reading

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Knittin’ the mitten.

Paint drip scarf. Lawyers take up knitting. Gone fishin’. Want a bird on your lapel? Tidy edges on your knitting: a tutorial. Discuss in the comments.

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Sunday giggles, or, The problem of male dogs.

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Magical golden links.

As a person who worked in the financial service industry — not to mention a 1970s-era hippy — I found this fascinating. On the other hand, I found this disturbing. A map of pop music artists’ popularity across the US.  … Continue reading

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Things that make me say Hmm, part 3.

We saw a sign for a pancake breakfast sponsored by the local Lions club. Smokey remarked that it would be more appropriate for them to serve steak. Raw. I one-upped him by pointing out that zebra steaks would be even … Continue reading

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Short row hat.

A number of youse guys were quite intrigued by the short row hat in my previous post. Giving credit where credit is due, all kudos go to Nick Davis of mousearmymittenco. I totally riffed off his child’s hat, designed for … Continue reading

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Unraveled Wednesday, in which there is actual unraveling.

Joining Kat and friends for Unraveled Wednesday. This was a hat that I knit a couple years ago. I also knit a scarf. They used Malabrigo Rios in Pocion and Piedras, double-stranded with a navy-gold-brown mohair. Tragically, I neither blogged … Continue reading

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Co[i]ning the knits. Yeah, I don’t know what that means either.

Words to live by. More words to live by. A new use for snow. Related. NSFW. What could possibly go wrong?   We have all felt it.

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Even links get old and tired.

A niche community. Explore museums around the world virtually. Can  you stand another frigid link? Anyone else have a handyperson mate? Advice to men. Every parent can relate to this.

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Ten questions.

I happened on this on nothingbutknit’s blog. You can join in in the comments or on your own blog, just leave a link in the comments. My answers are below: Your earliest memory of sewing/crafting? What is your most beautiful make? … Continue reading

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