Author Archives: kmkat

Whatever could this be?

To be continued…

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Oh, the problems of a prodigious knitter.

Karen Templar’s slow fashion posts have prompted me to question buying new clothes. Not that I have ever been a fashionista — I live in rural n.w. Wisconsin, FFS, and jeans are appropriate attire for pretty much anywhere I go. My standard … Continue reading

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Unraveled Wednesday.

Reading. Finishing American War by Omar El Akkad. I got distracted in the middle by having to quickly read Hillbilly Elegy for my book club (more on that in a minute), but I’m back to War again. I would recommend the … Continue reading

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A little domesticated spring.

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Yikes, it’s already Thursday and I haven’t started the knitting links post.

Knitting and math. A PSA. Oh, yeah.

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Spring progresses slowly… like democracy.

This first set of photos was taken a month ago. Clockwise from upper left: the elderberry is beginning to sprout leaves; “I’m ready for my close-up, Ms. Kat”; the swamp maple in bloom; fishing, not something I would chose to do, … Continue reading

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Another Saturday link!

Remember Rachel Herron of Yarn-a-Go-Go and author fame? This is her sister, Bethany. Support her! (check out the rewards: “Thank you even better, by improving the level of supplies for backer rewards (Noro, instead of Red Heart)”)

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Tree-hugger links.

Alphabet/Google, Amazon, Apple, Facebook, or Microsoft? “I didn’t vaccinate my kids and the one who lived turned out fine.” Okay, who exactly decided that the world needed this.

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Unraveled Wednesday.

I am currently listening to Hidden Figures : The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race. One thing I am finding a bit off-putting is the narrator; she has perfect … Continue reading

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Roses are red, violets are blue, and so it this yarn.

“Everyone wants to change the world but…” Stitch by stitch: a brief history of knitting and activism. Wouldn’t your sides get cold? Stop her! Socks for fans of colorwork. Woolsley Crusher! Anyone need an octopus? Would you pay $30 for … Continue reading

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