Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 11-18-2007, 09:02 PM   #1
boo1
Turning the Heel
 
boo1's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Louisiana
Posts: 905
Thanks: 579
Thanked 149 Times in 115 Posts
Need to go on a no-buy, starting......?
Anyone want to try? I have one teensy order I want to place and then, I'm done until I finish the WIMs and the WIPs I have going on. Or at least no more buying until the end of the year?

I need support!
__________________
OTN: Too much stuff that isn't getting finished before something else is started......




boo1
boo1 is offline   Reply With Quote

 

This advertising will not be shown to registered members. Join our free online community today!

Old 11-18-2007, 09:33 PM   #2
Indygirl
 
Posts: n/a
I thought about it for about 30 sec's. Sorry I don't think I'm ready for that. Do they have a patch for this addiction?
I forgot to say that a friend and I are going on a LYS run next week. We will be hitting about 4 stores. My bad.
  Reply With Quote
Old 11-18-2007, 09:33 PM   #3
alleusion
Turning the Heel
 
alleusion's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Cobourg, ON
Posts: 509
Thanks: 110
Thanked 108 Times in 103 Posts
I'm right there with you! I've got so many projects already on needles and so so many floating around my head that my fingers are already mentally casting on the next one before I'm even halfway through the first. I think I need professional help.
__________________
Jenny
alleusion on Ravelry


...I can't have too many projects, I still have empty needles...

alleusion is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-18-2007, 09:37 PM   #4
boo1
Turning the Heel
 
boo1's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Louisiana
Posts: 905
Thanks: 579
Thanked 149 Times in 115 Posts
Originally Posted by Indygirl View Post
I thought about it for about 30 sec's. Sorry I don't think I'm ready for that. Do they have a patch for this addiction?
The scientists are working on the patch but the AKA (American Knitting Association) is lobbying hard against the further development of this project.
__________________
OTN: Too much stuff that isn't getting finished before something else is started......




boo1
boo1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-18-2007, 09:47 PM   #5
boo1
Turning the Heel
 
boo1's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Louisiana
Posts: 905
Thanks: 579
Thanked 149 Times in 115 Posts
Maybe a modified no-buy?
No yarns unless they are on sale or discontinued (in which case, you HAVE to buy)......

Just trying to do a few baby steps here!
__________________
OTN: Too much stuff that isn't getting finished before something else is started......




boo1
boo1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-18-2007, 10:40 PM   #6
holamiis
1st Leg of the Journey
 
holamiis's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2007
Location: Milwaukee, WI
Posts: 163
Thanks: 66
Thanked 21 Times in 20 Posts
I'm with you on that.. I just organized my stash and I've got so many projects that I want to do so let me know when you fall off the wagon and then I can too!
holamiis is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-18-2007, 10:49 PM   #7
alleusion
Turning the Heel
 
alleusion's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Cobourg, ON
Posts: 509
Thanks: 110
Thanked 108 Times in 103 Posts
Originally Posted by boo1 View Post
No yarns unless they are on sale or discontinued (in which case, you HAVE to buy)......

Just trying to do a few baby steps here!
Well, if it's on sale, you HAVE to buy something. I mean that's in the knitter's handbook, it's like....law.
__________________
Jenny
alleusion on Ravelry


...I can't have too many projects, I still have empty needles...

alleusion is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-18-2007, 11:13 PM   #8
boo1
Turning the Heel
 
boo1's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Louisiana
Posts: 905
Thanks: 579
Thanked 149 Times in 115 Posts
See how quickly y'all are catching on?
I placed an order tonight ONLY because (okay, I could have improvised) my LYS didn't have all of the DB Pure Cotton that I needed for my baby blanket. I had the light blue and the mint.....

And I DID say after one teensy order.....

Okay, I vow to try very hard not to buy any yarn, one day at a time. I should make it through tomorrow.....

__________________
OTN: Too much stuff that isn't getting finished before something else is started......




boo1
boo1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-19-2007, 04:13 AM   #9
msmelody
Knitting the Flap
 
msmelody's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: lost in a yarn shop, and having fun
Posts: 357
Thanks: 61
Thanked 60 Times in 58 Posts
Send a message via Yahoo to msmelody
I have to buy the yarn to DH's work scarf then I am done buying until at least 2/3 of my stash is gone. I love yarn, but I like getting dressed in the morning and the yarn is covering all the clothes. I AM IN.
__________________
Joanne
future court reporter who knits

I am msmelody on Ravelry.

Water4gas is my new pursuit.
msmelody is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-19-2007, 06:45 AM   #10
Debbie
Working the Gusset
 
Debbie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: Florida
Posts: 1,250
Thanks: 175
Thanked 234 Times in 198 Posts
"The scientists are working on the patch but the AKA (American Knitting Association) is lobbying hard against the further development of this project."
I saw the article about this new patch and apparently there is also some opposition from Congress regarding the economic impact it would have on our country. It went on to say that these scientists have absolutely no regard for the mental health of knitters and the long term consequences could be devastating.
__________________
Debbie

I am DebbieKnits on Ravelery
Debbie is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Starting a row w/a YO prettylittlelie How-to Questions 1 03-25-2009 12:09 AM
starting over KerryKnitter General Knitting 2 10-10-2008 08:37 AM
Starting a Hat Knit4Fun How-to Questions 2 01-06-2008 08:53 PM
starting ST st with k or p glucose101 How-to Questions 3 01-17-2006 04:00 AM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:21 AM.