The first clue for Andrea Mowery’s What the Fade Mysetery KAL dropped yesterday. I have all my yarns caked up and ready to go.
And then… What the KAL?! I came across another great looking KAL, I think I will join. Oh and look at this one!
Let me ask you. How do you feel about KALs? I LOVE them. I readily join several KALs at once because I manage to delude myself into thinking I can some how manage 4 KALs in a month. With. No. Problem. Can we count the number of reasons why this will not work shall we?
- Mom to two munchinks
- Mom Boss building my own brand and shop
- Said munchkins and their daddy like to eat. I am the chef around here.
- I can only let the house work and laundry slide for so long.
- Apparently I need to sleep sometimes in order to function.
How is that for reality bursting my happy knitting bubble?! That being said I have yet to actually finish a KAL. I have yet to finish 4 knitted items in a month. Ok maybe if it’s baby hats, knit in chunky yarn! Then I have. But no way have I yet to finish a lace shawl in a month let alone 4.
I just get so excited when I see a new KAL. I love themes. Give me a movie or tv show themed KAL, deliciously dyed yarn, a great pattern and show me the dotted line! I can’t help myself. However I never complete the KAL. I never have a F.O at the end of the time frame.
Tell me what do you think is important to get from a KAL? Is it just the initial joy of picking your yarn and being part of the group? Or is it to actually complete the KAL? I think both are great! I want to some day actually finish my item in the time frame of the KAL (perhaps when the kids are in school). But for now I think I will just keep enjoying the excitement that comes with the buzz of a new KAL.
Joyful knitting… oh look an Outlander KAL…