The Secret Lives of Letters

Carl could barely concentrate while consolidating his coin collection.

Carl the Coin Collecting Custodian

As he carefully considered the consequences of continuing to collect even more coins—the colossal cabinetry in which he cached them was chock full—his mind once again careened off-course to another corner of his consciousness.

Dolly. Deliciously delightful Dolly.

Deliciously Delightful Dolly

She was a demanding dame, no doubt about it. But Carl craved her caress even more than he coveted uncirculated coins. He took a cursory glace at the caricature he’d cranked out the night before. It lay half-concealed under the corner of a copious pile of coins. He carefully slid the caricature into view and cringed. He had smudged the charcoal used to capture Dolly’s characteristics. But he could still clearly see her curves, her curls, her coquettish countenance.

André the Actor

His roommate André suddenly ambled into the apartment, all awash in the afterglow of the acting audition he’d attended that afternoon.

“I kicked a**!” he announced.

Carl quickly tried to conceal Dolly’s caricature. He didn’t dare let André see the drawing.

You see, André and Dolly were dating.

To be continued…

Patterns for Carl, Dolly and André are available at The Knit Knoodler.



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4 responses to “The Secret Lives of Letters

  1. If I Knew how to Knit I’d Knock your Knit-Knoodlin’ Knee-socks off, but since I Know Knearly Knothin’ about Knittin’ Kneedles, I’ll just enjoy your Secret Lives of Letters legend and lend it to nine nice new neighbors now Known to me.


  2. How cute, and what a nice little blog! I’ll be visiting again in the future :]

  3. Karen

    I stumbled across your letters on Rav today. Great idea! I’ll be remembering these for a time when I need to buy a vowel or two.

    Me thinks there are a few letters missing….?

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