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msgb
Gabber Extraordinaire

USA
531 Posts

Posted - 05/20/2011 :  07:09:31 AM  Show Profile Send msgb a Private Message  Reply with Quote
I was cleaning out the closet in the guest room the other day and I found 4 totes that had 5 WIP. I had forgotten all about these. Well I was wondering what to do next in the way of a project and now I know.

Consuelo
Gabber Extraordinaire

USA
582 Posts

Posted - 05/20/2011 :  12:04:14 PM  Show Profile Send Consuelo a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Not to worry, I have a project I started on Halloween night 1991 - we had a powerful ice storm and were without electricity for four days. I was so disgusted with the whole thing that I put it away and never touched it again. One of these days...

Consuelo
"Perfect" is the enemy of good!
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robinstephanie
Permanent Resident

USA
1257 Posts

Posted - 05/20/2011 :  6:28:28 PM  Show Profile Send robinstephanie a Private Message  Reply with Quote
I have a friend who just confessed to a WIP she started in college.

In 1977.



Robinsteph

Different is good. ~Matthew Hoover
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Teach_Physics
New Pal

USA
14 Posts

Posted - 05/20/2011 :  7:16:28 PM  Show Profile Send Teach_Physics a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Oldest WIP is a shawl I started in 1972! On June 9, I'll retire. Maybe I ought to pull that one out of hiding?!
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lella
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9714 Posts

Posted - 05/21/2011 :  4:18:11 PM  Show Profile Send lella a Private Message  Reply with Quote
My oldest WIP now, since I've finished another one lingering from the 70's, is a round table cloth. It's not knitted but crocheted, and I started it in 1982. I don't know when it will EVER get finished but at least now I once again actually HAVE a round table to put it over.

Lella

Zippiknits

"Life is good if you don't weaken." Calvin Coolidge
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Keylimepie
New Pal

Australia
2 Posts

Posted - 05/22/2011 :  2:56:58 PM  Show Profile Send Keylimepie a Private Message  Reply with Quote
I have still to finish a birth sampler for my daughter who is turning 16. I still intend to finish it. Her sister's birth sampler was completed a few years ago when she was 13. My tardiness was for all to see when I picked it up from the framers with the birth date 1993 clearly stitched. At the same time another lady was picking up her sampler for her grandson who was obviously, by the date only 2 weeks old!
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Gibson Girl
Chatty Knitter

USA
151 Posts

Posted - 05/27/2011 :  07:38:02 AM  Show Profile  Visit Gibson Girl's Homepage Send Gibson Girl a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Trying very hard to finish a Kaffe Fassett vest on #2 needles I started in 1985 when "Glorious Knits" first was published. Somewhere around 1990 I realized "the girls" had enlarged to the point the dang thing wouldn't fit but after a bout with breast CA and a total redo I'm back down to fitting the size I started! Can't wait to finish!!!
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lacylaine
Seriously Hooked

USA
993 Posts

Posted - 05/27/2011 :  11:05:46 AM  Show Profile Send lacylaine a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Good for you, Gibson Girl!!

Melanie

"Whatever your hand finds to do, do it with all your might." Ecclesiastes 9:10

2010 FO: two pair felted clogs, two chemo caps for Mom 2011 FO: BYOB (market bag), Hedgerow Mitts, pair of wristers/sweatbands, Baby Alpaca Grande Vest; LYS mystery shawl




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