“In life, as in knitting, don’t leave loose ends. Take the time to thank the people who matter in your life.” – Reba Linker, ‘Follow The Yarn’.
“The only difference between an experienced knitter and a new knitter is that the experienced knitter makes bigger mistakes faster. Be bold; there are no terrible consequences in knitting.” – Stephanie Pearl-McPhee.
“I watch my wife knitting, and it’s like watching close-up magic to me.”
– Michael McKean.
“I find people interesting… People with a passion are interesting – whether it’s old cars or taxidermy or knitting.” – Clare Balding.
“It’s much easier than I thought it would be. Most things in knitting are, really.”
– Gil McNeil, ‘The Beach Street Knitting Society And Yarn Club’.
“You don’t knit because you are patient. You are patient because you knit.”
– Stephanie Pearl-McPhee, ‘Things I Learned From Knitting’.
“The number one reason knitters knit is because they are so smart that they need knitting to make boring things interesting.”
– Stephanie Pearl-McPhee, ‘Free-Range Knitter: The Yarn Harlot Writes Again’.
“All knitting is choreography.” – Clara Parkes, ‘The Yarn Whisperer’.
“Knitting not only relaxes me, but it also brings a feeling of being at home.”
– Magdalena Neuner.
“Keep working…Keep trying…Keep believing. You still might not make it, but at least you gave it your best shot…If you don’t have calluses on your soul, this isn’t for you. Take up knitting instead.” – David Eddings.
“Sweaters need to be imagined, dreamed over.”
– Stephanie Pearl-McPhee, ‘Knitting Rules!’
“The people who think I’m famous are knitters. Most of my life, I’m wildly unrecognized.” – Stephanie Pearl-McPhee.
My collection of knitting quotes that is close to me…