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I Like Knitting

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    I'm A Yarn Nerd :-p - I've been knitting for over 15 years now, but strangely enough, I've only been doing the garter stitch in knitting dishcloths and scarves.  It was only this...
    Masihi Masihi 31-35, F 3 Responses Oct 2, 2011

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    I mostly knit sweaters in open lace design. I use baby yarn. I make the sleeves and back solid for warmth.
    SweetMae SweetMae 56-60, F 2 Responses Jan 29

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    Gauge Swatch Allergy - I'm new-ish to knitting having only learned about two years ago and so far I have stuck to easier projects that don't require fit. I have done tons of...
    AnattheDestroyer AnattheDestroyer 31-35, F Jan 24, 2013

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    Still A Newbie - I recently went down to visit my parents and there house is boring to say the least. However mum like me is really crafty, so she taught me how to knit. I am...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 13, 2010

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    Self Taught - I am slowing teaching myself how to knit.. I do crochet and I recently just started back doing it. I find that when I am stressing it relaxes me and allowes me to...
    lonelycoolchick lonelycoolchick 41-45 Dec 4, 2010

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    I Make My Own Designs - I use a commercial pattern as a base, but make my own designs. One of my earliest was a Space Invader sweater for a young cousin. Other...
    IMSURE IMSURE 56-60, F Jun 9, 2013

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    In a Feeble Attempt to Ignore the Pain Inside - I don't know why but I took up this hobby as a way to occupy my mind. If I'm trying to figure out a pattern, I'm not thinking of...
    lisa36 lisa36 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 28, 2011

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    Knitting - Hi all, My Nan taught me to knit when I was a younster..Then I didn't knit again until I was 29...I always find it therapeutic to knit..especially when its something...
    taintedbutterfly taintedbutterfly 36-40, F Jan 11, 2013

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    Mistake :0 - I always knit or crochet thing waaaaay to boig or waaaaaay to small! i need better "keep count abilities"
    InspiredbyHair InspiredbyHair 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 8, 2011

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    Cold Feet - As soon as I can get some new needles I'm going to try my hand at socks.
    Twitcher Twitcher 31-35, M 4 Responses Nov 5, 2009

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    I Like To Knit - Even though i knit things for giants, or sometimes brownies, i think I'm actually pretty descent. I haven't gotten to Fair Isle status though. That is yet another...
    InspiredbyHair InspiredbyHair 18-21, F Dec 9, 2011

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    Knitting Is Awesome! - I've been knitting for about 7 or 8 years now, and have made tons of hats, scarves and 1 dress. I've also made socks, but they're certainly not up to par...
    CrushedDandyLioness CrushedDandyLioness 26-30, F Apr 18, 2012

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    My wonderful Granny taught me to knit when I was very young (I think about five or six) and I have always really enjoyed it. I particularly love lace knitting and have made up some...
    randomlygenerated randomlygenerated 18-21, F Mar 27

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    My Invented Squares Into Squares Knitting Pattern (good For Knitting Blankets) - For all the ladies here who love to knit, especially if you love to knit squares for a blanket, I...
    AngelicLights AngelicLights 26-30, F Apr 18, 2010

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    Afghan - I like knitting. I learned a few years ago. I've improved. I've knitted me a scarf and is currently working on a Afghan that is multicoloured. It looks really nice. I can...
    Rudinsky Rudinsky 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 21, 2012

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    Blanket - I'm knitting a quilt for my first child. I'm not pregnant now, and I don't plan to for a while. But I do love my child(ren), even if they don't exist yet. The quilt is...
    egamirorrim egamirorrim 18-21, F Jun 26, 2013

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    I'm Self Taught. - I started really badly with a very old learn-to-knit pamphlet but quickly graduated to youtube, knittinghelp, and new stitch a day. It's one of my favorite...
    SofiaGrowsFlowers SofiaGrowsFlowers 18-21, T Nov 4, 2013

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    Blocks. - 2011, first complete knitting project.
    WhoAmI613 WhoAmI613 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 12, 2013

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    Knit, Knit, Purl, Knit... - i learnt the very basics of knitting as a child but gave it up in my teens. over the last 4 or 5 years i've picked it back up, learning more detailed...
    desikitteh desikitteh 26-30 Dec 3, 2011

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    Laying in bed, knitting, as you do at 5 to 1 in the morning 😝
    KitKat292 KitKat292 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    I feel like I owe my old friends an apology. I feel like I’m the reason a lot of my past relationships haven’t worked out. I feel like I’m always wasting time...
    moorelove3168 moorelove3168 18-21 2 hrs ago

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    I was on the phone with a friend today. We've known for a very long time. I think she's the only one I "talk" to regularly. And when I say that, I mean, have on the phone. I don't...
    WickedScullyOfTheWest WickedScullyOfTheWest 31-35, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I think I like someone. I broke up a little over a year ago and since then I have never really been able to like someone new mostly coz I haven't moved on.. But recently I met...
    cj95zz cj95zz 18-21, M 8 hrs ago

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    I am a registered nurse. I like my job. I've recently scheduled myself to work all day shifts which I surprisingly love! Even though it tends to be very busy, very fast paced, with...
    Crownite Crownite 22-25, F 5 hrs ago

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    Kinder, Kirche, Kuche (Children, Church, Kitchen) Part Three - Chapter Forty-One We took a long way around, but eventually we had to pull up in front of the school. When Bobby...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 56-60, F 3 hrs ago

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    "If you’ve ever loved her, fight for her. When she asks for space, give her space and be patient. When she says she feels like the flame is dying out, remind her what it was that...
    idontknowanythingrightnow idontknowanythingrightnow 26-30, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    I like women who r a little older, like myself , 2 experienced people who know exactly what they're missing and what they want !!
    boxersoff4u boxersoff4u 51-55, M 11 hrs ago

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    If you’ve ever loved her, fight for her right to be an astronaut. When she asks for permission to travel to outer space, give her permission to fly to outer space and be patient...
    flipper1966 flipper1966 56-60, M 9 hrs ago

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    A serious drunk walked into a bar and, after staring for some time at the only woman seated at the bar, walked over to her and kissed her. She jumped up and slapped him silly. He...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 6 hrs ago

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    Please! Feel free to message me absolutely anything you feel like saying to me. It could be the most random thing in the world or a question. Doesn't matter. A statement towards me...
    goofybmxerdan goofybmxerdan 26-30, M 4 hrs ago

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    It's not in a 'i'm too good for people' kind of way, its just that i don't feel any connections to them. I don't like relationships that are entirely based on small talk and i hate...
    grungehippy grungehippy 18-21, F 4 hrs ago

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    When I was in high school I used to read 1 to 2 books a week. And when I go on my graphic novel spree, a book every day. This was nothing compared to the 5 hours I spent daily...
    tanyareads tanyareads 22-25, F 28 mins ago

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    I hate going in environments where people pretend to like me but they always find issues with me. I feel like it is a never-ending sea of drama.
    hishalf hishalf 22-25, F 17 mins ago

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    Some people are like slinkies. They're not good for much, but bring a smile to your face when pushed down the stairs.
    Blissfulkissofdeath Blissfulkissofdeath 18-21, F 14 hrs ago

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    I am looking for a woman who would like to have a child with dark haired, blued eyed boy. If anybody females are also interested feel free to text me so we can talk about it:) (608...
    hockeyman1717 hockeyman1717 18-21, M 14 hrs ago

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    I think I've always been a bit mad; I have a feeling it's going to get worse like it was when I had the voices but maybe it won't. If I have no control over it all there is to do...
    philobee philobee 16-17, F 13 hrs ago

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    These are facebook pages that you must like https://www.facebook.com/pages/Exposing-The-Truth-/279548848876022?ref=stream https://www.facebook.com/pages/Inspiring-Things...
    vishar vishar 16-17, M 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    Be a participant in life, not an observer. Many people, when they realize how big the world is become like King Solomon, who lamented that 'there is nothing new under the sun'. If...
    Silenthawk Silenthawk 46-50, M 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    Yes believe it or not !! who else doesn't like chocolate ?
    Beyrouth Beyrouth 22-25, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    Steve It's raining and he's waiting outside he's soaking wet but I'm not letting him in no matter how wet he gets no matter how long he stands there I will not let him in.He has a...
    iwanttobeafashionesigner iwanttobeafashionesigner 22-25, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    Some people are like old cars. They're not good for much, but bring a smile to your face when pushed over a cliff.
    flipper1966 flipper1966 56-60, M 9 hrs ago

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    I don't share my thoughts because I think it will change the minds of people who think differently. I share my thoughts to show the people who already think like me that they're...
    Muggsy3 Muggsy3 26-30, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    Sometimes I feel like I am living my life through Katy Perry songs, at the moment it's flicking between, "part of me" and "your hot then your cold".
    Bunny2014 Bunny2014 31-35, F 8 hrs ago

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    It's amazing isn't it?... How two strangers or more can come together and just share a bond with each other that could last a lifetime. I love it!.. Meeting a new friend always...
    StevensTHEname StevensTHEname 26-30, M 8 hrs ago

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    I like to talk to people who can listen to my opinions and then form their own opinions and discuss them with me. All to often when I tell my friends really interesting stories...
    pjpaul pjpaul 16-17, M 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    Well, I don't know how to start because I never really talked about it before. I'm German and I met my husband here in Germany. He's a son of a soldier and we fell in love. I've...
    stellaEM stellaEM 22-25, F 8 hrs ago

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    If you don't like how the table is set, turn the table over- Frank Underwood, House of Cards
    xkylie xkylie 18-21, F 7 hrs ago

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    I don't hit the bars much any more, but back in the day I used to carouse around. Here is a joke I had a lot of fun with whenever I found myself sitting at a bar next a woman...
    AlwaysGood AlwaysGood 51-55, M 4 hrs ago

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    Me and another man's Cream-pie.... I met a nice woman online and started to explore my sissy desires with her as well as sharing her with another man. I told her how much I...
    private4gj private4gj 46-50, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    Flattery is like chewing gum Enjoy it but dont swallow it Hank Ketcham
    Bobbeenbad Bobbeenbad 61-65, M 3 hrs ago

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    “butterflies can’t see their wings, they can’t see how truly beautiful they are, but everyone else can, people are like that as well.”
    vikiii vikiii 22-25, F 4 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    Checking luggage is like how I imagine child birth to be You Do It It sucks Takes forever to come out Your forget and you do it again Olivia Wilde
    Bobbeenbad Bobbeenbad 61-65, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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