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Old 05-06-2005, 01:59 PM   #1
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Perfect knitting chair?
Hello all. Well, I'm recovering from my birthday and still amazed by how sweet and supportive everyone is on this forum. Since I had my massage yesterday and discovered all the stress in my shoulders and upper back, I realized I'm not comfortable when I'm knitting. So, I wondered where other folks knit.

Have you found the perfect knitting chair? I've been knitting on my sofa, and it is very uncomfortable. I'm thinking of buying a chair. Any suggestions on type? Rocking chair? I know I need something with a straight back. I thought this would be an interesting discussion.

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Old 05-06-2005, 02:02 PM   #2
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I found that putting my feet up (and I don't know why or how!) make it tons more comortable. I got an ottoman (big fluffy oversized one )
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Old 05-06-2005, 02:05 PM   #3
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I agree... I have a reclineable couch and putting my feet up and leaning back makes it much easier. For one thing, I'm less squirmy, and the project rests on my chest, taking a lot of the weight off of my needles. It helps to have huge knockers but I suspect normal size mamos will support it as well. ~re-edited for humor~ heh..
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Old 05-06-2005, 02:11 PM   #4
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whoda thunk???? hehehehe...mamos???? gosh I love this place!!!

I like to actually knit in bed with lotsa pillows around me....I guess that would go with the feet up thingy....there might be something there. Rather than a whole new chair, you could try a footstool.
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Old 05-06-2005, 02:13 PM   #5
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lol I thought I could remove that before anyone saw it.. maybe I should put it back so the others don't scratch their head at your post
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Old 05-06-2005, 02:23 PM   #7
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I, too, find that putting my feet up helps - and I normally put pillows under my arms as well..
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I currently have two "chairs"....

My king size bed and the sofa.
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I have a huge sectional sofa, and the corner peice is a big, 6' curved section. That's my favorite place to knit.. all cozied up in the corner with pillows, watching DIY network.
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Our 30+ year old La-z-boy recliner is the most comfortable place I've found. :D
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