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Old 04-15-2007, 07:44 AM   #1
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Does anyone else do this? Re: Patterns
Ok, I have 3 projects OTNs now (which is about 1 more than my poor brain can handle, LoL), at least 3 or 4 projects 'on deck' - that I know I want to make, and either have the yarn for already or know what yarn I want to use. I'm also not the world's fastest knitter, and I only get to knit after the kids go to bed at night, so that should last me the better part of the summer.

So what am I doing now? Skimming through KPC, looking for other cute patterns, and bookmarking the ones I might want to make someday Is there a 12-step program for this somewhere? I'm addicted to knitting patterns!!

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Old 04-15-2007, 08:22 AM   #2
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I think all knitters are guilty of this... I know I am! I'm worse with pretty yarn though. Even tho my stash isn't really that large, I still am constantly drooling over new yarns online (usually it's sock yarn), and end up feeling heartbroken because my budget won't let me to buy anymore! In fact, I was doing this last night while looking at Fleece Artists Sea Wool Sock yarn. *sigh*

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Old 04-15-2007, 11:35 AM   #3
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Oh my, I have literally 6+ boxes of yarn and 85% of it is intended for certain patterns that have already been picked, yeah, I'm very guilty of picking out projects to knit, then buying the yarn....I have an extensive "to knit" list!
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Old 04-15-2007, 11:47 AM   #4
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i too love patterns! i have a project or idea in mind for about 90% of my yarn. then there are the ''its too pretty/soft to not buy!" yarns.
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Old 04-15-2007, 12:02 PM   #5
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I have more patterns than I could possiably EVER make up. I have had more than one thing going at a time, because sometimes I feel like doing one thing and not the other. Or I get stuck on one thing and work on the other until I sort my brain out. I haven't yet got to the point were my hubby has banned me from buying patterns but I can't be far off!
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Old 04-15-2007, 01:31 PM   #6
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I don't just bookmark the patterns, I print 'em out. I have reams (lliterally) of patterns I'm "gonna knit someday."
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Yeah, `see pattern, save pattern'. I have over 30 mb of patterns saved, some are pdfs, some are individual text files or several patterns lumped together as to type.

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