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Old 07-25-2009, 10:50 PM   #1
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How do you sit when you knit?
Personally I am a beginner and I sit cross legged.
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Old 07-25-2009, 11:02 PM   #2
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I usually sit at a truck stop diner counter or table, or at at the bar. Either way works for me. Personally, I prefer the bar.

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Old 07-25-2009, 11:15 PM   #3
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i have a bad back so i'm normally half laying down, propped up by pillows. my knitting basically sits on my chest while i work
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Old 07-25-2009, 11:34 PM   #4
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I prefer to sit on my sofa, to the far right with my right leg crossed over my right. I have my yarn on the floor to the right of me and I have noticed that my right foot bounces while I knit. I have tried to stop the bouncing, but it just doesn't feel as comfortable.
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Old 07-25-2009, 11:36 PM   #5
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I sit on my front porch swing, or by my koi pond, or by the TV, or in the car if hubby consents to drive, or in bed while he watches ESPN, anyplace comfortable. I don't cross my legs, my feet go to sleep. And I have to stop and shake my right hand, since it goes numb.
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Old 07-25-2009, 11:37 PM   #6
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All kinds of way. Slouched down on the couch, feet up on the couch, feet propped up on something off the couch, cross legged, lotus.
Staying in one position too long is a pain.
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Old 07-26-2009, 11:21 PM   #7
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At home, I sit on the couch, the right side kind of in the corner. I find that sitting catty-corner makes it easier for my hands/arms to move. (I'm an english knitter/thrower).

On the bus, I sit with my project bag to my right and pretty much sit upright on the seat. I don't kint at a table very often but when I do, I have to have my chair back from the table so I can move.

I can't knit laying down because I'd probably fall asleep and impale myself on the needles.

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Old 07-27-2009, 05:34 PM   #8
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I mostly sit in my Lazy-boy chair with my feet resting on the footstool part and my elbows on the armrests. I have my wool either in a bag on the floor on my right side or on my lap but to the right side.

Bluebell usually takes up the rest of my lap.

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Old 07-27-2009, 08:26 PM   #9
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I am usually kicked back on my bed. Semi-prone with my yarn on the bed beside me and the work in my lap. If I'm lucky Izzy, our basset, doesn't rest her chin too heavily on the skein.
Sometimes she rests her chin on it and the yarn pulls hard.
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Old 07-27-2009, 10:38 PM   #10
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Usually lotus. But, every so often, I give my knees some circulation and extend them out on my footstool!
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