Category Archives: MKAL

FO Friday: The Secret Handshake Cowl

Honestly I tried to get a photo of myself wearing the cowl but I could not get one that actually showed the cowl. We are experiencing a fall snowstorm (lucky us, let’s hope the power stays on) so lighting is … Continue reading

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Not A Design Element : A Craft Quiz

I wish Myles had thumbs. As you can see he was helping me out while I was taking the photo. He gave those yarn tails a sniff and walked away. Smart boy. I’ll tackle them later today and get the … Continue reading

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Not Yet

I had hoped to get the last little bit of the cowl knit between last night and today but that didn’t happen. I did get some done though so I shouldn’t be too hard on myself. The biggest hurdle with … Continue reading

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Risking It

I’m running late again. My MIL was buried this morning. It was a quick event but we’d received a text warning us of traffic in the area due to an accident. This caused us to rush getting ourselves thrown together … Continue reading

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And I’m Back

Yes, that is a fudge covered Devil Dog. It was the required purchase this week. Some people use alcohol or drugs as a crutch, I use fudge covered Devil Dogs. We survived the family events of this week. There was … Continue reading

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Good News Bad News

Good news first. I finished the second clue of the Secret Handshake MKAL. I don’t want Sharon from Security, the cat running the MKAL, giving me a citation so I’ll post a link here to the photo if you’d like … Continue reading

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WIP Wednesday: Much Better

I ripped out the start of the shawl and cast on with the next size needle. I was able to find a longer needle too which is much more comfortable. Part of the reason my stitches were so tight was … Continue reading

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WIP Wednesday: Hours Behind

So far my day has been nothing like id planned. I woke up with a headache. One of those blinding throbbing ones. I rolled over and went back to sleep for an hour. That took the edge off. The Excedrin … Continue reading

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My Brain On Saturday

My brain is full of yarn and cowls and patterns and colors. It’s a great way to start the weekend. At the top is the Klickitat Street Cowl. I completed another part of the pattern. This one has an overload … Continue reading

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