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Old 01-29-2007, 11:17 AM   #1
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I just wanted to say how much I appreciate this form. As a long time crocheter, when I picked knitting back up last year I must have gone to 9 or 10 different boards looking for tips, hints, and just some support as this is not a skill I learned from my grandmother, so I was pretty much out there on my own.

Most of the boards I went to were either nearly dead or breathing their last gasp... or if you posted it was hard to get a response or the board itself was hard to negotiate and difficult to find things in. One board I visited I went for a couple of months before realizing all their technique and how to stuff was way down on the bottom of the board.. the top was filled with chatter

This forum tho, has become my "online knitting home" as far as techniques, how to and just downright FRIENDLY people. Thanks for being there for so much.. I haven't posted alot but I have read ALOT and really enjoy the giggles as well as the serious posts and the feeling of community here. I've ordered Amy's videos as well and they are just superb.. I keep the CD in my laptop all the time for reference lol

Anyway... from a "newb".. thanks for such a great board and such a great group of folks. I look forward to sharing more of my completed projects as they come along and really am excited about getting to know more of you better as fellow yarn addicts
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Old 01-29-2007, 01:19 PM   #2
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I think we all feel that way! When the board goes down we act like someone stole our morning coffee.

Glad you are having a good time here!
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Old 08-05-2007, 09:45 PM   #3
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Originally Posted by Jan in CA View Post
I think we all feel that way! When the board goes down we act like someone stole our morning coffee.

Hopefully that is a thing of the past since we upgraded servers! I always joked that when KH was down worldwide productivity increased.

I am glad you guys liked the forum. I remember when KH was just starting out, one of the first things Amy asked me to create was a forum. I sort of dragged my feet a bit, thinking it wouldn't be that popular. I figured I could add it in later when we had more time. But she kept on the issue and I we made it a priority. I guess the rest is history. The forum was "discovered" almost immediately and is now the heart and soul of KH. We are glad people embrace it so fully and call it their home on the web.
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Old 08-06-2007, 01:25 PM   #4
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Hopefully that is a thing of the past since we upgraded servers! I always joked that when KH was down worldwide productivity increased.

I am glad you guys liked the forum. I remember when KH was just starting out, one of the first things Amy asked me to create was a forum. I sort of dragged my feet a bit, thinking it wouldn't be that popular. I figured I could add it in later when we had more time. But she kept on the issue and I we made it a priority. I guess the rest is history. The forum was "discovered" almost immediately and is now the heart and soul of KH. We are glad people embrace it so fully and call it their home on the web.
Thanks for putting together such a great forum...complete with smilies!

Thanks to KH I learned to "cable without needles" today....

Keep up the great work, guys!

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Old 08-06-2007, 01:54 PM   #5
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I am so inspired by this forum to try new things. Just looking at all the wonderful completed projects and patterns is so uplifting.
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Old 01-29-2007, 02:14 PM   #6
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Originally Posted by Jan in CA
When the board goes down we act like someone stole our morning coffee.
And our bagels, and our chocolate, and our yarn!

Welcome! I never would have learned to knit without this place either!
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Awww...you just echoed the sentiment of the entire forum population!


and for me...when the board goes down it'l like someone stole my toothpaste and tea...
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Old 01-29-2007, 03:21 PM   #8
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Well I feel that way as far as knitting.. I have other boards, mainly crochet and arabian horses that are a whole other world. At least the fellow crocheters understand the YARN ADDICTION
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Old 01-29-2007, 03:46 PM   #9
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I agree that this forum is the best there is.
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I have to jump on the bandwagon here and agree whole-heartedly!!

I've been around to other knitting boards and I'd never felt comfortable at them until this one...
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