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Marilyn Roberts
The Knitting Curmudgeon
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Long Knitting Summer
Best Quote I Heard All Day “Part of me suspects that I’m a loser, and the other part of me thinks I’m God Almighty.”-- John Lennon My darling Beatle's quotes make me happy. Yes, usually put up Dorothy Parker quotes, my dearest lady. Both have been long-gone...

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Back to Blog!
Best Quote I Heard All Day “Now I know the things I know, and I do the things I do; and if you do not like me so, to hell, my love, with you!” --Dorothy Parker I'M BACK PALS! Sadly, it's been 6 months since I've written here, back in December 30. As of this...

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Knitting Curmudgeon's Blog Year 13!
Best Quote I Heard All Day "Be always at War with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let each New Year find you, a better person."  - Benjamin Franklin Yeah, Ben, my beloved historical guy. And am so happy that I've been writing this blog since 2...

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Cheaper Yarn for Designing These Days
Best Quote I Heard All Day “The more I see, the less I know for sure.” --John Lennon Yes, John! I've been hanging out in Michael's, searching for cheap stuff that I can use for designs that will be created for knitting beginners. Primarily, I have bought so...

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Yarn Shops...Addiction!!
Best Quote I Heard All Day Substitute 'damn' every time you're inclined to write 'very'; your editor will delete it and the writing will be just as it should be. --Mark Twain Going to yarn shops is damn fun! Mark Twain is my beloved author...reading his "Ad...

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Sock It to You...Next Book
Best Quote I Heard All Day "I hate writing, I love having written" --Dorothy Parker Last weekend, I went to New Hope PA, where my dear Dorothy Parker lived with her husband Alan Campbell, who was an actor at the Bucks County Playhouse. They lived in Bucks C...

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Lace Stitch Pattern Designing
Best Quote I Heard All Day "Design is a funny word. Some people think design means how it looks. But of course, if you dig deeper, it's really how it works." --Steve Jobs, Cofounder, CEO, and Chairman of Apple Inc. My Lace Stitch Pattern Designing Lately la...

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Rhinebeck...Back! NY Sheep & Fiber Love
Best Quote I Heard All Day "My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it." Mark Twain Yes, Mark Twain! I was a crazy little kid, runniing away when Mom took me out. Back when my Grandma was going to Italy on the SS United States...

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Still Livin' Lacey Designing!
Best Quote I Heard All Day "One likes to believe that there is memory in the fingers; memory undeveloped, but still alive.” -- Elizabeth Zimmermann Yes, EZ always hit the truth. Back in 1983, right before I got that Assistant Knitting & Crochet Editor job a...

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Lazy Lacy? NO!
Best Quote I Heard All Day “Really, all you need to become a good knitter are wool, needles, hands, and slightly below-average intelligence. Of course superior intelligence, such as yours and mine, is an advantage.” --Elizabeth Zimmerman Beloved EZ. Back wh...
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