Wednesday, December 28, 2011
I need to confess
Fear holds us back - fear of the mocking and being shunned.
But then one brave soul steps forward to publicly announce their problem. At first you are horrified but eventually you come to the realization that their brave confession could help bring a dark secret to the surface. Soon others start to admit that they too are afflicted.
Thanks to the bravery of Andrea, I am now ready to say it out loud . . . . . I need to join O . K . A (Odd Knitters Anonymous)
Hello, My name is Kim and I knit funny
There . . . . . I've said it. Whew, what a relief. Until Andrea's confession, I thought I was all alone. I have never seen anyone knit like me before. The resulting product looks the same as everyone else, but I hold the needles "funny". I jab one needle into my leg and hold it there. Once it's nicely wedged in place I just move the yarn with that hand. I have no idea where I picked up this stupid habit. (Meg, Stop Laughing)
I can't knit any other way. I've tried holding those stupid needles tons of different ways. Nope. I've tried the circular needles. Nope. And forget trying to knit with those crazy 4 little double pointed things. Nope. It's MADNESS
So are there any other people out there who need to join Odd Knitters Anonymous with me and Andrea ? I wonder what the 12 steps would be for this program . . . . .