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vigdis
New Pal

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Posted - 03/20/2013 :  12:35:20 PM  Show Profile Send vigdis a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Hello my name is Susan ans I live in the Desert Southwest, USA. I've been knitting since I was 17 crochet only for a year. Took a 30 yr hiatus and cannot knit away with such speed as I used to without arthritis flaring up in the right arm and shoulder. I like to knit continental style. I also spin. My wheel is a Kromski Minstrel.

jtamsn
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USA
1681 Posts

Posted - 03/20/2013 :  1:35:38 PM  Show Profile Send jtamsn a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Welcome to the forum, Susan, from Maine! I have been knitting since the age of 8, and I certainly feel your Pain. I took a fall a few months ago and it has certainly affected my ability to knit for more than a few rows at a time due to a shoulder injury. I never realized how much you use the muscles in upper arm and shoulder when you knit until now.
judy
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eldergirl
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USA
1799 Posts

Posted - 03/20/2013 :  9:33:20 PM  Show Profile Send eldergirl a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Hi Susan, and welcome to the KR Forums. I live in Baltimore. Glad you have joined, and hope you will tell us what you are knitting !

Best wishes,

Anna

Life is beautiful.
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donnawatk
Seriously Hooked

761 Posts

Posted - 03/21/2013 :  03:10:06 AM  Show Profile Send donnawatk a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Hi Susan, Welcome from Chicago. Donna
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Grand-moogi
Seriously Hooked

Australia
783 Posts

Posted - 03/22/2013 :  11:17:23 AM  Show Profile Send Grand-moogi a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Welcome from Australia. There are a lot of us with bits of arthritis that interfere with our knitting from time to time but those are the times we can sort out our stash, catch up on browsing pattern books and in general fuel the enthusiasm for when the arthritis flare is over.


I knit a hug into every stitch
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Jeannette
New Pal

USA
19 Posts

Posted - 04/14/2013 :  8:45:43 PM  Show Profile Send Jeannette a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Hi!
Welcome from Georgia!
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