MacKenzie Speaks: Rolling in the Warp!

Hi. I’m MacKenzie.

MacKenzie
The weather has been really nice this week and the Mother of Cats and I have been spending mornings out in the yard before the thunderstorms come in the afternoon.

This week the Mother of Cats put all of her knitting away so she could start working on a NEW CAT TOY for me and Yellow Boy. Actually, Yellow Boy is afraid of it, so this new cat toy is all for me.

Warp on loom.
Look at this! Isn’t that the best thing you’ve ever seen? She spent a whole day putting these little yarns (she calls them warp… whatever…) over this board so that I could roll in the pile on the floor. I can’t believe that she cares this much…
Cat attacking warp.
She even put a chair in front of the yarns so that I could easily whap them with my paw!
Cat
What? Whatever are you talking about? I’m not hurting these at all. I’m always careful with my toys…
Cat
OK, you don’t have to make a big deal about it….Ā 
Cat
The Mother of Cats can be so emotional. I’ve talked about this before, but I do feel that it is a flaw in her character. I was just looking…
Warp on loom.
… and she tied all of my yarns up into little bows so I couldn’t play with them any more. I never realized that the Mother of Cats could behave in such a petty manner!
Woven fabric on the loom.
Now she is completely ignoring me and playing with the yarns all by herself. Hey, this was MY TOY!!! First an Enemy Cat moves into my yard, and now this! She even keeps sitting in my chair. I really don’t understand how she can behave this way. If there wasn’t a thunderstorm outside I would go away and just ignore her. Bad Mother of Cats!

In the late afternoons after the thunder stops the Mother of Cats and I get to go outside to water and chase bugs. Maybe she isn’t so bad after all, even though she seems to have a problem sharing her toys.

I’m such a good boy.

Can I have some cookies now?

>^..^<

Notes from the Mother of Cats: I received a commission to make these cotton dish towels a few weeks ago, so after I finished up with the major yard work I pulled out the loom and got her dressed again. Gosh, I have missed weaving. Anyone want a dish towel? Is it too soon to put on a Christmas colored warp?

Knit on, my friends, unless of course you are weaving this week. šŸ™‚

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Author: Midnight Knitter

I weave, knit and read in Aurora, Colorado where my garden lives. I have 2 sons, a knitting daughter-in-law, a grandson and two exceptionally spoiled cats.

14 thoughts on “MacKenzie Speaks: Rolling in the Warp!”

  1. MacKenzie: You’re looking lovely this week. Not all toys are for cats. I know that’s hard to believe. I have to tell Myles that when he tries to steal my knitting.
    The weaving looks fantastic! I love the colors. They’re really perfect together. Oh, it’s never too early to work on Christmas projects:)

    1. MacKenzie: I’m just saying, she should SHARE her toys. Is that too much to ask? Besides, it’s just yarns…. it’s not like I’m trying to take her garter snake or anything like that…

      Thank you for the weaving compliment. My cousin helped select those colors (She had me put the grape color in), and they are really nice.

    1. I decided to not share all of the little details… it took me two hours to thread the little heddles, but since MacKenzie slept through that part it doesn’t count, right? It is a lovely loom, isn’t it. I am glad to have it back out in use.

  2. If you still have an extra dishcloth, I will definitely buy it! Poor McKenzie, you sure can give some evil stares!. Maybe, suggest a new catnip toy to Mother!

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