We’ve all heard them. Those classic proverbs and sayings like, ‘a penny saved is a penny earned’. Well, I wondered how some of these saying would go if it was a knitter who first spoke them. Below are some classic sayings reworked in a way I’m sure all knitters will understand.
If at first you don’t succeed. . . hide the evidence in the back of the closet and pretend like you never knitted it.
The early bird. . . gets the last 3 skeins of discontinued yarn on Jimmybeanswool.com
Early to bed. . . early to VooDoo Donuts before Sock Summit.
A penny saved. . .means you’re one cent closer to getting that Cashmere/Mink blend you’ve been drooling over.
You can’t party with the sinners and . . . not learn the effects of drunk knitting the next day.
If the shoe fits. . . buy it and knit a pair of socks to go with it.
You only live once. . . so buy the yarn now. You may not be around for the sale.
Beauty is in the eye. . . of the knitter who just spent a month knitting that sweater for you. So put it on and say thank you or you’ll never get another birthday gift from them- EVER!
A fool and his money. . . will soon find his house taken over by his wife’s ever growing yarn stash.
Better to have loved and lost. . . then to have wasted good yarn knitting him a sweater.
All roads lead. . . to a great little yarn shop.
Curiosity killed the cat. . . and yarn was spun with the fur off his back!
What does not kill you. . .only makes your kitchener stitch even stronger.
Time heals all. . . remaining guilt from your last yarn shopping spree.
Nothing last forever. . . except Red Heart Super Saver Yarn.
A wise man knows. . . to give his wife the credit card and don’t ask questions.
If you can’t say something nice. . . stitch it in duplicate stitch.
You’re nobody. . . ’till you’ve got a fan group on Ravelry.
Behind every great man. . . is a happy knitter.
Money can’t buy you love . . . but it can buy a Starbucks frappuccino and several skeins of alpaca yarn.
What goes up. . . can usually be fixed by adding a three-inch knitted border to the hem.
If life is a highway. . . make sure to pack plenty of yarn for the journey.
When life bring you lemons. . . add vodka and sip while knitting.
Don’t sweat the small stuff. . . just use bigger needles next time.
Lovers come and go. . . but good knitting needles last forever.
When faced with a fork in the road, I take the road. . . that has the most yarn shops.
To thine own self be true. . . and let your knitting tell little white lies!