Author Archives: kmkat

Three on Thursday.

Three things that are annoying me right now. The American Red Cross is annoying me. I give blood regularly, and after every donation the technician tells me when I can next donate. Why cannot that information be merged into my … Continue reading

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Unraveled Wednesday. 3/6/19

    Chartreus >>> Fairfield After wrestling with gauge issues* over and over (and over!) I have a new game plan. The tweed teal Knit Picks yarn has always been intentioned for a cabled, V-neck cardigan. I have made the … Continue reading

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Colorful knitting links.

Embroidery. NSFW embroidery. WIPs. Pattern writing style. Nerd knits. (Super-phd-level-nerd knits.) The how-to-knit-ergonomically book is available again! (Better to buy it from the author’s site than from Amazon. Look at that price!)

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The story of linen.

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Links come in all media.

Frat boys being good. Marie Kondo to the rescue! “A living wage is an antidepressant. It is a sleep aid. A diet. A stress reliever. It is a contraceptive, preventing teenage pregnancy. It prevents premature death. It shields children from neglect.” We … Continue reading

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Fotography Friday.

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Three on Thursday.

Three things I didn’t get to in my 2019 quest to finish off my WIPs. This Mira River Wrap using the Knit Picks Alpaca Cloud Lace on the right. I got as far as the beaded portion — a couple … Continue reading

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Unraveled Wednesday, 2/27/19.

I should have showed you these socks last week because I finished them the weekend before. Two strands of sock yarn held together, US#2.5 needle for the foot, US#5 for the leg, knit toe-up — just like all my other … Continue reading

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Brioche-ing through winter. (Not me.)

Embroidered mittens. Yarn sale! These mitts would be so much fun to make. What knitter would subject themselves to making this intarsia sweater? Man checking for bullet wound. This one bothers me big-time. ss ss Green = hover text under the … Continue reading

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This song.

This song, let me tell you of it. Back in the days of my drug-addled youth I was at a party one Saturday night, sitting on the floor, taking my turn when the joint came around (Hey, anybody else remember … Continue reading

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