Category Archives: knitting

Unraveled, 1/9/19.

I finished the child’s sweater for the warm clothing drive. It was intended to be a stashbuster, and it kinda was. I played yarn chicken with the navy blue and won. Then I played yarn chicken with the dark gray … Continue reading

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Unraveled Wednesday, 12/26/18.

I showed you this sweater last week and said that it would be done by the time you read that post. The best-laid plans, etc. I played yarn chicken with that last blue stripe and won. Had only a couple … Continue reading

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Unraveled Wednesday.

Knitting. In the continuing story of what I have been knitting since June, here are the things I am currently knitting for the annual local warm clothing drive. You may notice there are no thumbs on the mittens. I hate … Continue reading

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Unraveled Wednesday.

Knitting. That shawl I blogged about last Wednesday got pretty boring partway through, so I set it aside temporarily and cast on a small, palate-cleansing project. I have cast on and frogged at least two projects with that yarn. I … Continue reading

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Unraveled Wednesday.

Knitting: So many FOs to blog. I put them all on Ravelry a few days ago and discovered that the last time I added a project there was February. Time flies when you are having fun busy. Not that I haven’t … Continue reading

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This used to be a knitting blog.

Hmmm. A lot of “hope to” and “plan to” in those captions. I hope I can actually accomplish it all…

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Jeopardy update.

So, you say. Where are the photos of your big day, Kat? Tragically, photographs were strictly prohibited once we entered the green room (actually beige, if you are interested). We were also sternly instructed to turn off our cell phones, … Continue reading

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Stuff.

More stuff in bullet form: A week or so ago I watched a loon struggle with a fish. It was happening  pretty far away across the lake, and even with binoculars — which sit on my desk year-round for just … Continue reading

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Stuff in bullet form.

We are in Zuni, New Mexico, to visit Elder Son and family. If you follow me on Instagram you have seen the photos from the 3-1/2 day drive to get here. A few highlights of my recent life: My car … Continue reading

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Unraveled.

The Carbeth preliminaries: Decide on yarn. Given that a 100% wool DK- or worsted-weight sweater is often too warm for me (hello, post-menopausal self!), Berroco Vintage — only 40% wool and machine-washable and -dryable — was the perfect choice. Order … Continue reading

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