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Old 03-27-2008, 02:24 PM   #21
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Originally Posted by Ingrid View Post
If I'm going to spend lots of time on something, I'm going to enjoy every stitch of it. Loving the yarn I'm knitting with is a huge part of my personal enjoyment of knitting.
I agree with Ingrid. You have to love the yarn, which doesn't necessarily mean it has to be expensive. I go for the feel of the yarn and of course the color too.

I decided when I first started knitting that I was knitting only for my personal pleasure, so if I start a project and decide I don't like the yarn or the pattern, I stop. I know that would drive some of you crazy, but hey life is short, knitting is my love and not my job, so I'm not going to waste my time if I'm not enjoying it. Oh, and one more thing -- I'll finish it when I'm good and ready!
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"that their hearts may be encouraged, being knit together in love" - Col. 2:2

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