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Old 02-01-2008, 12:36 AM   #1
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I was actually offered MONEY for my knitting!!!
OK - so I am going to preface my post by admitting that I am extremely new to knitting (of course I've said that in other posts, but its no less true today). I take the bus to work and back daily and use the time to knit. I have struck up a friendship with another lady who has basically the same commute as I do and today she asked if she can pay me to knit her a scarf! ME!!! Now, I can do absolutely NOTHING compared to the things I've seen posted here at KHF and I can only hope to some day be anywhere close to the heights of some of you guys, but I was soooooooo flattered .

I told her that I would be happy to knit her a scarf, but that I wouldn't accept money as I don't think my talents warrant pay (yet ). She insisted so I struck her a deal that she buy the yarn and I'll do the scarf and we made a date to meet at a LYS this weekend. Anyway, I was just extremely flattered by her offer and thought I'd share
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Old 02-01-2008, 01:14 AM   #2
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Sweet! Yeah, it's always a nice compliment when someone is willing to pay you to knit them something!
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What a wonderful compliment! The positivity that comes from knitting can peek out of any corner. Have fun knitting the scarf for her!
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My sister got an offer for pay to crochet.
She was happy to get the yarn bought for her hobby but said that she couldn't pay for the labor.
The lady thought she wouldn't allow her to pay for the labor so she had to explain that there is so much labor involved that she couldn't afford to pay for the labor.

I don't think people realize how much time it takes to put your hand to each and every stitch.
They probably imagine the cartoons where the needles are flying and fabric is spitting out the end like paper out of a typewriter.
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That's great!
It's very kind of you to just let her buy the yarn!

Y'all have a great time at the LYS!!! (Oh, and don't forget to get yourself something too!)





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That's great Way to go!
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What a nice compliment!
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It's always flattering when someone asks you to make something for them. Congrats!
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