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Old 10-16-2005, 05:03 PM   #1
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Okay, I gotta ask..
Can someone share what some of the acronyms mean that you all use? For instance..what is LYS? Lazy Younger Sister? Lovely Yarn Sissies? LOL
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Old 10-16-2005, 05:04 PM   #2
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Those are good! LYS is Local Yarn Shop.
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Old 10-16-2005, 05:05 PM   #3
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Originally Posted by Ingrid
Those are good! LYS is Local Yarn Shop.
Oh duh!

Any others I might come across?
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dh, dd, ds, etc equals dear (or depending on your mood, any other d word) husband, daughter, son.

MIL, FIL, SIL, BIL--the inlaws

And the usual OMG and the like.

I'm sure others will come up.
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Old 10-16-2005, 10:47 PM   #5
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UFO = unfinished object
FO= finished object
WIP= work in progress
KIP= knitting in public
SEX= stash enrichment expedition...essentially - going to a knitting store. I don't see this one used very much here. but I have seen it other places quite a bit.
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KIP--knitting in public
FO finished object
dpn-double pointed needle
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Old 10-16-2005, 10:51 PM   #7
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there's more here

http://www.woolworks.org/terms.html

and here

http://www.carolynbahm.com/knitblog/knitspeak.htm
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oh ya...

MC= Main Color yarn
CC= Contrast color yarn
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Whoa! Thanks everyone! I think I'll print all these out till I get used to them.
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No problem, I'm sure we were all clueless in the beginning
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