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Old 07-20-2006, 04:11 PM   #11
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I used to take my knitting to work. I had a lot of time to sit in my office. I was able to finish my sweaters in almost no time.
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Old 07-20-2006, 04:22 PM   #12
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I almost always have at least one project with me at work. Somedays I don't get to touch it, other days I get a bunch done. This Monday, I was sooooo glad I had something to do - our computers were down for about 6 hours and we could do absolutely nothing!
Recent FOs: Earrings; Celtic Cap & Scarf-y; Swatches for TWP; 6 EarFlap Hats; Hand-painted-yarn Sun Spot Stole that decided it wanted to be a Vintage Velvet Scarf; DD's Fuzzy Socks; Shadow Pillow; Aran Pillow; DS's Thuja Socks; Tree of Life Square; Sunny-Flower Square; Ornament; Extreme Knitting 2-in-1 Socks; Single-Needle Scarf Trio; DS's Cardigan; Qiviut Lace Scarf; DD's Daria Belt; DD's Fun Scarf; Mini-Purse from first yarn I spun; BECKA'S LEAVES OF WHIMSY SOCKS W/SWAP YARN FROM BECKA!!!; Knit Bead Bracelet & Earrings; Happy Socks; "Really Cool Socks"; Eagle's Flight Socks; Cabled Fingerless Mitts; Mistake-Rib Socks; Bamboo Mini-Bag; Felted Vase; DD's Basket; Felted Clogs; DS's Sweater; DD's Lacy Stole; Oversize Booga; Crazy Quilt; DS's Backpack.

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Old 07-20-2006, 04:44 PM   #13
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Most of my work is done at home so I almost always have my knitting with me :D However if I'm not at home, no I usually don't bring it. My job has me in meetings or on stage at church when I am not at home so my knitting would be a bit inappropriate.
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Old 07-21-2006, 12:02 AM   #14
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I'm a full time homemaker now, but when I was working, I used to take my crochet to the salon, and work on it in between clients. It made the day go faster during the times when business was slow.

I'm sure if I'd known how to knit back then, I'd have taken it to work, too.

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Old 07-21-2006, 01:40 AM   #15
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I'm taking some time off right now, but for the last 3 years, I've been a home daycare provider. So I definitely knit at work. AND I've taught some of the kids to knit too. Bonus.
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Old 07-21-2006, 09:07 AM   #16
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Sadly, no. I am a consultant, so clients are paying to have me there for a short period of time to get things done. It would be inappropriate for me to take time to knit. Lunch is generally only long enough to eat something and get back to it asap....most often at my desk while I'm working.
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5 baby blankets; 2 afghans; 1 large afghan for large brother-in-law; 4 scarves; 4 toddler sweaters; 6 simple teddy bears; This teddy bear and 4 others from the book; 1 monkey; 1 tank top/cardigan set; 1 cape; 1 shrug; 1 pair mittens; 2 pairs socks; 2 pairs felted clogs; 1 hat; lace edged tank, Vitadini Lace Yoked Top

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Old 07-21-2006, 10:37 AM   #17
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I bring my knitting to work on weekends, since it tends to be a bit quieter then.

I don't get much time on the computer at work so my yarn window shopping is done at home.
Waiting to get on the needles:
Branching Out Scarf
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Old 07-21-2006, 11:07 AM   #18
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Originally Posted by jdee
I'm a full time homemaker now, but when I was working, I used to take my crochet to the salon, and work on it in between clients. It made the day go faster during the times when business was slow.

I'm sure if I'd known how to knit back then, I'd have taken it to work, too.
You are still working!!! All moms are working moms!!!

I knit with my son sometimes and I knit at my job for pay sometimes. I knit on the bus, in the movies, waiting for appointments, in line at the bank, at the library, you name it. My job for pay is at a computer lab on campus. I'm the lab attendant so I can knit, do homework, watcha movie, surf the web, whatever. I never the leave the house without some knid of project. Anyone want a job here? We need more women. We only got 2 out of 17 or 18 of us.
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Old 07-21-2006, 01:05 PM   #19
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OMG, this is pretty much all I do!

I work at a Community Access Centre (internet access and computer courses, basically) and hardly anyone is ever here in the summer. This is how I am able to get so far along on these massive Harry Potter scarves I've been knitting for my friends' Christmas gifts.

I'm constantly working on getting through 14 trapped bar repetitions, reading weasley_sweaters (LJ), knitting (LJ), hp_knitting (LJ) or these forums. Or, you know, watching the first season of House, MD on DVD. A little snark with your knitting?
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Old 07-21-2006, 03:02 PM   #20
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I take mine to work {anywhere I go actually} so that i can get a few stitches in whenever I am waiting. I can't knit WHILE working, but I get a couple needles of a sock done on my breaks and at lunch. There's no Internet access at work, so all my surfing is at home.
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