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Caty
New Pal

USA
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Posted - 06/28/2013 :  07:06:04 AM  Show Profile Send Caty a Private Message  Reply with Quote
My mother taught me to knit when I was seven years old. She started me and my older sister on four needle mittens. A year or so later, I had a bizarre Barbie formal... Ten years after that, I was bored, bored, bored in school. I picked up knitting again and have not looked back.

Knitting helps me ground and focus. I can tell a day when I do not knit.

The colors and the textures of the yarn are so seductive...like so many others I have SABLE....buying yarn is a whole 'nother hobby!

Last year I went on a stuffed animal tear. I usually have at least one pair of socks on the needles.

Catherine Bach

donnawatk
Seriously Hooked

755 Posts

Posted - 06/28/2013 :  07:58:13 AM  Show Profile Send donnawatk a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Hi Caty, Welcome from Chicago. I'll say it proudly I am a knitting junkie. Its not a day that goes pass that I'm not knitting. I thinks it my peace and I love it. Happy knitting Donna
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eldergirl
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USA
1784 Posts

Posted - 06/28/2013 :  6:17:02 PM  Show Profile Send eldergirl a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Starting with four needles! Wow, Caty, I am impressed! My grandma taught me to knit when I was small, but we started with "how to wind a ball of yarn".

Welcome to the KR Forums from Baltimore. I love to knit socks too.

Best wishes,

Anna

Life is beautiful.
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socks4all
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USA
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Posted - 06/29/2013 :  04:36:54 AM  Show Profile Send socks4all a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Welcome from Oakdale, MN I too always have a pair of socks on my needles.
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jtamsn
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USA
1673 Posts

Posted - 06/29/2013 :  2:15:43 PM  Show Profile Send jtamsn a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Welcome, from Maine! I also generally have a pair of socks in progress.
judy
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Rwats2
Chatty Knitter

USA
218 Posts

Posted - 07/02/2013 :  3:38:38 PM  Show Profile Send Rwats2 a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Welcome from the great state of La(Louisiana)
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crafty1mjw@comcast.net
Seriously Hooked

USA
900 Posts

Posted - 07/05/2013 :  1:59:10 PM  Show Profile Send crafty1mjw@comcast.net a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Hi Caty! A hearty "Hello" from Colorado! Welcome to the KF! I agree with u about buying yarn being a whole 'nother hobby! I luv it!

craftymjw

Keep on knitting!
The more, the merrier!
A balanced diet is a peanut butter cookie in each hand!
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ozknitter
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Australia
3290 Posts

Posted - 07/28/2013 :  06:07:14 AM  Show Profile Send ozknitter a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Hi Catherine,

A big welcome to Knitters Review Forum from Australia.

Only in the last year or so did I finally learn how to use four needles, so your way ahead of me as I learnt how to knit on two needles and it has taken me many many years to learn.

Knit in peace and harmony.


Rose
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