11 Responses to “Screw your new year’s resolutions!”

  1. Lucille Kujawa

    A pice of advise – use metal needles. Problem solved. Now if I could only solve the problem of my cats chasing the yarn and trying to chew on it while I knit – short of locking them out of the room.

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  2. stars15k

    As a knitter, I can relate. If you are just learning, metal will do, but bamboo and wood are the easiest on your hands. They have a bit more “give” as you knit. I’ve been knitting for over 40 years, and bamboo is the only ones I will use. My current dogs leave the needles alone, but have to claim everything I make as theirs. I include with gifts the yarn label and an extra 1% dog hair. I knit them a rug….and they ignore it. Guess they don’t like acrylic.

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  3. rubiatonta

    My cat prefers that I knit with birch or bamboo — I have a number of needles with little kitty toof marks in them. My dog was never much interested in my knitting…

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  4. heatherkay

    Too funny! I’ve been knitting about that long, and I will only use metal. The wood/bamboo ones might be easier on the hands, but it’s easier to slip the yarn on and off the metal needles. Also harder (but not impossible) to chew on.

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  5. Stressfactor

    My Rattie also leaves my bamboo needles alone but anything I’m knitting she insists on laying on… particularly the skeins — she likes to use them as pillows.

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  6. M J Martinez

    Hmmm…I’ll trade you, Gracie started chewing on the arm of the Morris chair…but ya gota love ‘em…

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  7. Julie

    Of course Mommy shouldn’t knit – she needs to give you all of her undivided attention!! What a cutie.

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  8. Gibson's Mom

    That’s my pup! I’ve since started using metal needles or keeping the work-in-progress higher than dog-height. She better be careful though, or I’ll be knitting her a sweater!

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