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Old 08-22-2010, 12:39 PM
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While I was on vacation, I read a cute memoir centered on the author's attempt to make a very intricate knitting project. It was called 'Sweater Quest: My Year of Knitting Dangerously'. I recommend it.

The real takeaway was when the author discussed knitters and their stashes of yarn. Sounds familiar, huh? She used a term that was new to me but applies to many of us.

SABLE - stash amassed beyond life expectancy

Perfect, no?
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Old 08-22-2010, 12:44 PM
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I can relate, my mother, aunt and grandmother were and are still knitters. Closets full of yarn, I haven't knitted in years, I chose the quilting bug.
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Old 08-22-2010, 01:01 PM
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It's perfect for quilters. I am sable for sure.
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Old 08-22-2010, 01:04 PM
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SABLE...Perfect!
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Old 08-22-2010, 01:05 PM
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My quilting stash isn't that big yet but my yarn stash sure is! (Gotta quit buying yarn and buy fabric instead)
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Old 08-22-2010, 04:47 PM
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Perfect, yes. My yarn stash and fabric stash are keen competitors. If I only had a year of no dinners to cook, no work to go to, no laundry to be done, no housework, no.............maybe, just maybe I could make a dent in both!
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Old 08-22-2010, 04:53 PM
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I think I preferr to be STABLE:

"Stash Total Amassed Beyond Life Expectancy"
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Old 08-22-2010, 05:01 PM
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Haa Haaa Haaaa!
So we buy more because we 'might' use it in a quilt?
Love ya.
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