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lucybug Posted - 04/25/2013 : 1:53:39 PM
Anyone else find themselves doing strange things when they don't concentrate on their knitting? I like to knit while I watch Knitting Daily and I have found myself obediently doing a K2tog YO when Eunie instructs you to and I'm supposed to be doing a straight garter stitch. Or, recently in the car I was working on a seed stitch sweater and not paying attention I got off a stitch and did 2 rows incorrectly. I knit wrong all the way to the office and carefully frogged all the way home. You'd think I'd learn my lesson and concentrate a little better, but noooooooo.

Pam in the Colorado mountains
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purlewe Posted - 05/01/2013 : 09:24:43 AM
ah minh, then I have you beat. I messed up the stockinette part of a sock yesterday, while talking to a friend about her twisted sts in her clapotis. I knit k1p1 instead. *sigh.

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minh Posted - 04/30/2013 : 3:26:38 PM
Definitely not a good idea to be knitting while watching a mystery. I either make mistakes in my knitting (the reverse of yours, I start doing garter stitch instead of a rib) or I miss some important part of the crime (usually the big "aha" moment for the detective). The only thing that I wouldn't mess up is the stockinette part of a sock :)

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lucybug Posted - 04/29/2013 : 2:47:44 PM
Hilarious Grand-Moogie -- I don't think I would have ever thought of that!

Pam in the Colorado mountains
donnawatk Posted - 04/29/2013 : 05:33:23 AM
Thats funny Grand-moogi.Donna
Grand-moogi Posted - 04/27/2013 : 1:14:21 PM
OK Donna, Just do not ever get a job providing telephone sex while you are trying to write lessons.


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ikkivan Posted - 04/26/2013 : 08:41:17 AM
Boy, can I relate to this one! I think my brain defaults to K2P2 ribbing anytime I'm using a stitch pattern with a 4-stitch repeat; I've discovered there are some things I really must not knit while watching TV because of that.

It's a bit like trying to write/type something (i.e., a lesson assignment) while chatting with someone on the phone about another subject ... I'll find words from my conversation sneaking into what I'm writing!

Donna, with intentions always bigger than her available time. (OkieDokieKnitter on Ravelry)

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