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urbangrandma
New Pal

USA
1 Posts

Posted - 08/18/2013 :  2:39:11 PM  Show Profile Send urbangrandma a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Hope I have this figured out...
I live in Rochester, NY in an old house in the City's 19th Ward neighborhood and we love it here. I am a librarian and library manager who is about to retire and spend lots more time knitting. Can you tell I'm excited about that?
I learned to knit when I was in high school from a friend's mom, and started right out with a sweater that would have fit King Kong...a lesson in the value of swatches and gauge! Over the years I've had lots of knitting adventures and loved it all.

Deborah T. Leary

Jane
SustaYning Member

USA
4395 Posts

Posted - 08/18/2013 :  4:22:52 PM  Show Profile  Visit Jane's Homepage Send Jane a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Hi Deborah, and welcome to KR. You made your first post like a champ!

Jane

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donnawatk
Seriously Hooked

766 Posts

Posted - 08/19/2013 :  08:56:23 AM  Show Profile Send donnawatk a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Hi Deborah, Welcome from Chicago. You will love it here and I can't wait to hear some of your knitting adventures. Donna
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eldergirl
Permanent Resident

USA
1810 Posts

Posted - 08/19/2013 :  10:15:28 PM  Show Profile Send eldergirl a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Hi Deborah! Welcome to the KR Forums ! We are glad to have you here!

I am so glad to hear Hong Kong has a sweater for the cool nights. ;-) (That means a smile and a wink)

I'm a grandma too, and live in a city (Baltimore). Please post again and tell us what is on your needles now!

Best wishes,

Anna

PS, I have a pair of socks on my needles now......


Life is beautiful.
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jtamsn
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USA
1688 Posts

Posted - 08/20/2013 :  1:13:24 PM  Show Profile Send jtamsn a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Welcome to the forums from another knitting grandma in Maine! Hope you enjoy the knitting inspiration found here.
judy
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crafty1mjw@comcast.net
Seriously Hooked

USA
912 Posts

Posted - 09/02/2013 :  6:30:38 PM  Show Profile Send crafty1mjw@comcast.net a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Congratulations on your retirement, Deborah! I know u will enjoy all that extra knitting time! Welcome to the KF!

craftymjw

Keep on knitting!
The more, the merrier!
A balanced diet is a peanut butter cookie in each hand!
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robinstephanie
Permanent Resident

USA
1261 Posts

Posted - 09/03/2013 :  08:24:50 AM  Show Profile Send robinstephanie a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Hi Deborah, welcome from California. Congratulations on the upcoming retirement and time to KNIT. I am pea green with envy!

Robinsteph

Different is good. ~Matthew Hoover
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Carolm7323
New Pal

USA
6 Posts

Posted - 09/21/2013 :  10:22:46 AM  Show Profile Send Carolm7323 a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Another grandma here. I have been knitting since HS too but really branched out after retirement. Have a wonderful knotty retirement
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