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Old 02-16-2008, 10:24 PM   #1
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Went to my 1st knitting group!!
Yay! I was so excited to go to this group. I found them on meetup.com. I was nervous that I was trying to invade a close "knit" group, so to speak. Not at all. I seemed to fit in right away. It was in Albuquerque. I live in Rio Rancho, so it was a 45 minute drive. But guess what, I met another Rio Rancho person. Funny, huh? I thought so. Ages and skill level ranged all over the place. It was nice. We just talked and knit and talked and knit. I finally got to knit and hold a conversation without someone asking me where my rocking chair was. I couldn't believe how quickly 2 hours went by! Can't wait for the next one.
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Old 02-16-2008, 11:07 PM   #2
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Glad you had a great time!
How often do they meet? Sounds like a lot of fun!
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Old 02-17-2008, 12:54 AM   #3
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They meet every Saturday. From what I can tell, the times vary, but the day is always the same. They have actually only been meeting for a few months. And only a few have been going every week. And there are some signed up with the meetup.com group, but have never been to a live meeting. I would prefer Saturday evenings, but the afternoons are ok, too. They've been meeting at a Page1 book store, but everyone's agreed that an outdoor spot will be nice for the coming warmer weather.
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Old 02-17-2008, 02:25 AM   #4
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Yay how fun! It's so wonderful that you were able to find a group you feel at home with. Thanks for the tip about meetup.com!
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Old 02-17-2008, 11:01 AM   #5
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YAH - glad you found a knitting group. I loved my knitting group (although most have children my age) and have missed it so much since my LYS closed. I checked meetup.com, but it looks like the group has a membership fee ??? It meets at a local coffee shop so not sure why the fee - guess I could go ask, but I get really nervous about walking into new situations like that and nobody else I know knits.
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It is so nice to meet people with the same interests and hobbies. Glad you fit into the group so well.
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