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Old 02-17-2008, 03:00 AM   #1
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The wrath of a kitty.
So I've been knitting almost 2 years. My cats have almost always left my yarn alone. There was one time when I first started and I bought my first ball of alpaca that it got messed with, but after that, nothing.

My cat usually sleeps on the bed with us, but the other night, I decided to lock him out of the bedroom so he wasn't bothering me. Our daughter has been sleeping with us and the bed is crowded as it is.

The next morning I woke up to toys all over the place and 3 balls of yarn dragged out. Do you think he messed with the crappy acrylic that I had 2 skeins of on the living room floor and one on the laundry room desk? Nope. He gets on a shelf and digs into a bag to pull out a ball of Malabrigo and 2 balls of Baby Twist, one of which he tears out all over the place.

So does anyone have any tips for repairing this...
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Old 02-17-2008, 03:03 AM   #2
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Pick it out bit by bit and wind it up again.

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Old 02-17-2008, 03:47 AM   #3
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Or, if you don't want to 'bother' with it, I'll be happy to take it off your hands!

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Old 02-17-2008, 08:56 AM   #4
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That is sad. But at least you've got a cat with good taste.
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That is sad. But at least you've got a cat with good taste.
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Old 02-17-2008, 10:57 AM   #6
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I am sorry to be laughing but you can just imagine all the fun your little kitty had while you were fast asleep...and he is saying "Thats for locking me out of the bedroom" Hope you manage to salvage your yarn x
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Old 02-17-2008, 11:40 AM   #7
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I guess someone was a little unhappy to be shut out of the bedroom. Hope you manage to salvage the yarn.
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Old 02-17-2008, 12:51 PM   #8
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Old 02-17-2008, 03:00 PM   #9
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Your kitty thought, I am certain, don't get mad, get even!! I hope you can salvage the yarn.....
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Old 02-17-2008, 03:16 PM   #10
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start with a glass of wine, or other such beverage. Take it easy, slow, and do not get in a hurry.

Remember, Put the "good" yarn where kitty's can't get to them. I speak with experience. I love my kitty, but she does have a temper at times if i ignore her.

Good luck, and remember take it slow!
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