The secret of the sewing machine is to swear at it viciously and often. It's the only way I can use mine, apparently. I think I've heard it growl at me as I've walked by. I do know that no matter how long I leave the thread, it manages to spit it out of the needle eye when my back is turned!
"Trust the pattern!"
Time flies like an arrow, but fruit flies like a banana.
Hop aboard while we follow the cloud-covered van of knitting harmony, man!! Woooo!! --Hedgehog
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