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#1. Sweaters need to be imagined, dreamed over. - Author: Stephanie Pearl-McPhee
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#2. Just because something is fun doesn't mean it's a waste of time. - Author: Stephanie Pearl-McPhee
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#3. I do know that there isn't ever going to be a time when there aren't any knitters. - Author: Stephanie Pearl-McPhee
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#4. SABLE- A common knitting acronym that stands for Stash Acquisition Beyond Life Expectancy. - Author: Stephanie Pearl-McPhee
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#5. Knitting is still trying to teach me
That no matter how well you knit, looking at your work too closely isn't helpful. It's like kissing with your eyes open: nobody looks good that close up. - Author: Stephanie Pearl-McPhee
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#6. The essay is one of my favourite forms of writing, and I feel like what's inside is really personal, more so than with shorter pieces. - Author: Stephanie Pearl-McPhee
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#7. I am a person who works well under pressure. In fact, I work so well under pressure that at times, I will procrastinate in order to create this pressure. - Author: Stephanie Pearl-McPhee
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#8. If you have time to knit, if you've taken up knitting, it means you're not worried about the essential stuff. - Author: Stephanie Pearl-McPhee
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#9. Hat head is a sad affliction wherein the chosen hat and the selected hairstyle are grossly incompatible. The unfortunate combination results in a condition that can be hidden only with the application of another hat. - Author: Stephanie Pearl-McPhee
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#10. Since I became a knitting humor writer, I seem to be understood a little better - at least for the purposes of social discourse. - Author: Stephanie Pearl-McPhee
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#11. There is no wrong way to knit ... We should all agree to stop correcting each other and deal with the more important issue. How wrong crochet is. - Author: Stephanie Pearl-McPhee
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#12. You know you knit too much when ... Before you buy anything, such as a hammock or curtains, you seriously wonder whether you could knit it. - Author: Stephanie Pearl-McPhee
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#13. It is a little known fact that much like birds, who can always find north, knitters can always find yarn. - Author: Stephanie Pearl-McPhee
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#14. You don't knit because you are patient. You are patient because you knit. - Author: Stephanie Pearl-McPhee
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#15. It is pure potential. Every ball or skein of yarn holds something inside it, and the great mystery of what that might be can be almost spiritual - Author: Stephanie Pearl-McPhee
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#16. I will resist the urge to underestimate the complexity of knitting. - Author: Stephanie Pearl-McPhee
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#17. Achieving the state of SABLE is not, as many people who live with these knitters believe, a reason to stop buying yarn, but for the knitter it is an indication to write a will, bequeathing the stash to an appropriate heir. - Author: Stephanie Pearl-McPhee
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#18. There is practically no activity that cannot be enhanced or replaced by knitting, if you really want to get obsessive about it. - Author: Stephanie Pearl-McPhee
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#19. I'm a knitter. My projects are the ultimate in 'some assembly required. - Author: Stephanie Pearl-McPhee
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#20. In the nineteeth century, knitting was prescribed to women as a cure for nervousness and hysteria. Many new knitters find this sort of hard to believe because, until you get good at it, knitting seems to cause those ailments.
The twitch above my right eye will disappear with knitting practice. - Author: Stephanie Pearl-McPhee
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#21. With great effort comes great gratification. - Author: Stephanie Pearl-McPhee
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#22. The first time you find yourself having a conversation about moss stitch with a group of people who aren't desperately trying to escape you ... it's like coming home. - Author: Stephanie Pearl-McPhee
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#23. Ribbing, moss, seed, and garter are all balanced and combine the yin and yang of knitting - Author: Stephanie Pearl-McPhee
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#24. Knitting is a boon for those of us who are easily bored. I take my knitting everywhere to take the edge off of moments that would otherwise drive me stark raving mad. - Author: Stephanie Pearl-McPhee
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#25. You know you knit too much when ... You will check out a book from the library just because you heard that one of the characters knits. - Author: Stephanie Pearl-McPhee
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#26. The people who think I'm famous are knitters. Most of my life, I'm wildly unrecognized. - Author: Stephanie Pearl-McPhee
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#27. The rules of Canadian engagement say that if we encounter a celebrity, we have to pretend we're not encountering a celebrity. - Author: Stephanie Pearl-McPhee
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#28. Knitters use knitting to value-add to the world. - Author: Stephanie Pearl-McPhee
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#29. It turns out I will buy any yarn, even yarn I will never use, if the store discounts it by more than 50 percent. - Author: Stephanie Pearl-McPhee
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#30. 100 years ago, buying something you could make was considered wasteful; now making something you could buy is considered wasteful. I am not convinced this is a step in the right direction. - Author: Stephanie Pearl-McPhee
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#31. You have to know how to accept rejection and reject acceptance. - RAY BRADBURY - Author: Stephanie Pearl-McPhee
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#32. There are twice as many knitters as golfers in North America. Still, if you walk into any airport in North America, you can find a golf magazine but not a knitting magazine, even though you can't golf on a plane. - Author: Stephanie Pearl-McPhee
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#33. I will not let the non-knitters of the world decide how normal I am. - Author: Stephanie Pearl-McPhee
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#34. I explain at the parties that I believe knitting is a transformative and intriguing act that can change the life and brain of the person doing it, and that knitting is a perfect metaphor for life and insight into some better ways through it. - Author: Stephanie Pearl-McPhee
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#35. I will always buy extra yarn. I will not try to tempt fate. - Author: Stephanie Pearl-McPhee
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#36. I recognize that knitting can improve my mood in trying circumstances - Author: Stephanie Pearl-McPhee
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#37. It took me years and years of trial efforts to work out that there is absolutely no knitting triumph I can achieve that my husband will think is worth being woken up for. - Author: Stephanie Pearl-McPhee
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#38. A half finished shawl left on the coffee table isn't a mess; it's an object of art. - Author: Stephanie Pearl-McPhee
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#39. It is important for knitters to know two things about frogging: that cats are capable of this knitting action, and even seem to enjoy it and seek opportunities to do it; and that foul language is a normal, healthy accompaniment to frogging, whether it is you or the cat that accomplished the task. - Author: Stephanie Pearl-McPhee
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#40. When you are knitting socks and sweaters and scarves, you aren't just knitting. You are assigning a value to human effort. You are holding back time. You are preserving the simple unchanging act of handwork. - Author: Stephanie Pearl-McPhee
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#41. It's only knitting and it's one of the few times in your life when there are no bad consequences to a mistake. - Author: Stephanie Pearl-McPhee
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#42. The chances of running out of yarn on a project are directly related to the difficulty that you will have getting more. - Author: Stephanie Pearl-McPhee
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#43. The best reason for a knitter to marry is that you can't teach the cat to be impressed when you finish a lace scarf. - Author: Stephanie Pearl-McPhee
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#44. imagine a scarf as an unlimited canvas - Author: Stephanie Pearl-McPhee
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#45. The only difference between an experienced knitter and new knitter is that the experienced knitter makes bigger mistakes faster. Be bold; there are no terrible consequences in knitting. - Author: Stephanie Pearl-McPhee
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#46. I will continue to freak out my children by knitting in public. It's good for them. - Author: Stephanie Pearl-McPhee
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#47. You know you knit too much when ... You take knitting to a wedding, in case there's a little time before the bride comes down the aisle. Double points if you are the bride. - Author: Stephanie Pearl-McPhee
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#48. In through the front door, Once around the back, Peek through the window, And off jumps Jack. - A RHYME TO TEACH CHILDREN TO KNIT - Author: Stephanie Pearl-McPhee
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#49. As usual, the sock yarns have no idea what is going on. - Author: Stephanie Pearl-McPhee
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#50. Once in a while, I bump into a knitter, and we have a lovely conversation. But if you figure out the number of people who know me and the people who don't, it's really a small number. - Author: Stephanie Pearl-McPhee
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#51. All Newfoundlander men can knit. - Author: Stephanie Pearl-McPhee
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#52. When confronted with a birthday in a week I will remember that a book can be a really good present, too. - Author: Stephanie Pearl-McPhee
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#53. When people see me knitting, I tell them I'm a knitter. Not the sort of knitter they may have run into before, but a passionate, constant, deliberate knitter. I knit everyday, all the time, everywhere I go. - Author: Stephanie Pearl-McPhee
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