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Ryan Gosling is a Kintter!!
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Jan 15, 2013 09:41:32   #

I just saw this on MSN...
Jan 15, 2013 10:21:05   #
Cool! I've been bugging my SO to let me teach him to knit but he thinks it's too "girly". I'll have to show him this.
Jan 15, 2013 17:16:04   #
Marvelous. He knows who he is and does what he likes. A real man.
Jan 15, 2013 17:44:18   #
Yep. That's what I say. A real man.
Jan 15, 2013 21:51:22   #
I love that he admits that he loves to knit.
Jan 15, 2013 22:34:05   #
"un-glamourous" what did they mean? Why do they think only little old ladies with no life knit?
Jan 16, 2013 07:18:02   #
I seen the article and thought it was wonderful he spoke out about it to many talented men out there who won't knit because its' a "girl" thing
Jan 16, 2013 08:16:02   #
I started a hook and needle group. I started it because so many were asking me to teach them to knit and/or crochet. It's intended for anyone experienced, still needing help, and those who want to learn but have never touched a needle or hook in their life.
A couple weeks ago a new couple joined our group. By couple I mean husband and wife. He's a spinner and she hasn't knitted in about 20 years. He wants to learn and she wanted a refresher. When he first walked into the room of women he asked if this was for women only or if men could join too. Of course we welcomed him with open arms. He wanted to start with a hat, but decided a scarf might be better. Tried to teach him long tail cast on, but he was having issues with that. Then he wanted to cast on like his wife was. She was using knitted cast on, but he was also getting frustrated so I went back to the basic Girl Scout cast on using only his thumb. SUCCESS. Before the end of the first session he had accomplished the knit stitch and completed 3 rows of his 1st project. This week he was sick, but is looking forward to returning next week to keep working on his scarf.
Jan 16, 2013 09:58:33   #
Dsynr (a regular here)
It's all MY FAULT!
I'm little: only 4' 10" tall
I'm old: I didn't die in my youth, for which I am thankful
I'm a lady: Or at least my family TRIED to teach me to be one
I'm sorry! I didn't know it would mean that knitters would have to be disrespected because of me.....sniff....sniff....sniff... :cry:
arwenian wrote:
"un-glamourous" what did they mean? Why do they think only little old ladies with no life knit?
Jan 16, 2013 10:22:15   #
lilydragon wrote:

I just saw this on MSN...

Isn't nice that there was something nice like that in the news. It's all over the net and I for one love it...I knew I liked him!
Jan 16, 2013 10:50:51   #
I knew that I liked him. Now I'm so impressed. Good for him.

Jan 16, 2013 11:11:56   #
My DH was made an honorary member of our church quilt guild last summer.At one time ,there were several male members of our guild.DH would carve Santa ornaments while everyone else did some kind of needlework.He had shoulder surgery and was off work all summer,so he decided to see what I did every Thurs.Needless to say,he took a little ribbing from our Sunday school teacher.All in fun though.DH took it very well.
Jan 16, 2013 11:31:19   #
There's a whole meme of Ryan Gosling photos with knitting related captions.

"Hey girl don't buy a swift and winder; that's my job" and so forth. and then click "Images" below the search text box
Jan 16, 2013 19:09:29   #
tired n' cranky
My knitting guru is a young man who works at L&B Yarn in Norman, OK. He knows EVERYTHING, is afraid of NOTHING! You should see some of the lace he's knit, amazing. Hey, Michael you rock!!!
Jan 16, 2013 20:51:37   #
As if we all needed ANOTHER reason to be in love with him. Lol
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