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August 21, 2007 at 8:40 am (knitting)

I’m thinking of learning how to knit.
A colleague brought the most beautiful blanket I’ve ever seen and said she’d knitted it herself. Why can’t I do that, I wondered out aloud. So she offered to teach me and a few others.
How can I not know how to knit, I hear you ask.
It’s easy: I never paid attention in needlework because I thought it was terrible that girls had to be forced to do girl stuff (not that I was much better at woodwork when I gave it a try).
My mom helped (lots) so I never made any effort to learn how to do it properly. Barely remember what the plain/pearl thing is about. No wonder I got my first ever C symbol for that damn class.
Anyway, enough about that. I’m going to try soon. I’m not promising anything because, like most of my “let’s do something to be busy and productive” plans, it may fall through.
Will keep you all posted though.

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15 Comments

  1. kash99 said,

    Now she wants to knit…no wonder its so cold in ct!!!

  2. Toby Hanks said,

    Ha, ha. A girl’s gotta try new things you know. Plus, I don’t have to leave the warmth of my flat to do that. And maybe it will keep me so occupied I won’t have time to smoke…

  3. Gnome said,

    Man did I hate needlework at school. Always left homework for the last minute and then my poor mom had to end up knitting it for me. Would be nice to do a scarf or something though… Good luck with your knitting endeavour Toby 🙂

  4. Batman5172 said,

    can they start you out with like a training pair. you know the kind that isnt pointy at the end. wouldnt want you to have an accident.

  5. kash99 said,

    I absolutely agree, Batman!!!

  6. Toby Hanks said,

    Thanks Gnome. Nice to see there are nice people out there unlike Batman and Kash…
    Ok, maybe you guys actually have a point. I can mos put Prestik on the tips.

  7. kash99 said,

    ja prestik sounds good…although, i’m sure u will still take them off and stab someone in the eye with the

  8. Toby Hanks said,

    Point taken Kash. but I’m not violent you know. It would be accidental.

  9. kash99 said,

    Of course it would meisie..i never meant it any other way!!!!

  10. tbhanks said,

    He, he. Ja Kash…

  11. Batman5172 said,

    you, not violent Toby? I beg to differ

  12. Toby Hanks said,

    Oh you better watch your back for saying that Batman. Jou longe is hoekal baie pap.

  13. Batman5172 said,

    I rest my case, can you say anger management?

  14. Batman5172 said,

    and i’m having second thoughts about moving into the office now. I’ll be sitting with my back towards you and with my mouth that’s dangerous. one wrong word could spell the end for me

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