Published on January 24th, 2018 | by Yazmin


8 Things All Knitters Say!

From WIPS to design features, skein addictions to yarn dashes! Knitting is no ordinary pastime. But fear not, we’re in this together. Here are 8 things all knitters say…

1. ‘Of course, I need more yarn!’

2. ‘Oh that? That’s just a design feature!’

3. ‘One more row… before I go to bed!’ *Cackle*

4. WIPS. So. Many. WIPS.

5. Counting. Do not disturb.

6. ‘I think you’re missing the bigger picture here…’


7. ‘Stop knitting mid-row, are you mad!?’

8. ‘Did someone say SALE?’

Did we miss one? Why not share your favorite knitting quotes in the comments below!


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21 Responses to 8 Things All Knitters Say!

  1. Jen Upton says:

    The one my 7 year old regularly quotes back to me ‘have you seen my cable needle?’

  2. Elaine says:

    I can’t, I’m hiberknitting lol

  3. PJFizzyknits says:

    The answer to anything and everything my husband and kids want to buy? “You don’t need that. I’ll knit you one.” Funny, no one takes me up on that (sad face).

  4. JennyB says:

    I’ll just finish my row (even when I’m knitting rounds!)

  5. Mary Jo S. says:

    Don’t knit with your tail!

  6. June Davies says:

    Lady behind post office counter ‘have you been knitting?’ me, puzzled ‘yes, how did you know?’ reply, ‘you have a cable needle stuck behind your ear’

  7. Debbie says:

    The one my children always say was a backdrop to their childhood ‘just let me finish this row’

    Luckily I wasn’t knitting in the round back then!!!!!

  8. Deborah Caldwell says:

    ha ha
    I think you got them all.

  9. Frieda Du Preez says:

    I just need to finish this row

  10. Lesley Brown says:

    I’ve dropped a stitch!

  11. Annie says:

    For goodness sake, who’s at the door when I’m halfway through a row.

  12. Rita says:

    Shhhhh. I’m counting.

  13. Helen Young says:

    Mine are not entirely design features, the work becomes a Helen original so there are lots of kids that I know that are in Helen Originals!

  14. Gittel says:

    Mommy an knit that for me

  15. Gittel says:


  16. Sheila Taylor says:

    My grandson, when asked if I was retired or still working he replied, “no she’s not going to work any more- she’s turned into a knitting machine”

  17. Julia Edwards says:

    I can’t go to bed …Im on the wrong side I need to get back to the right side!!

  18. Mary says:

    My husband the morning after when I’m trying to figure out what the heck happened: If you’re going to drink, don’t knit. And if you’re going to knit, don’t drink.

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