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danaisradxcore
« on: March 05, 2007 11:27:33 AM »

right now i really hate yarn... i left a ball of yarn out in the living room last night and the cat got into it... it is now a mass of knots, about 300 yards of yarn which i need all of and i now have to untangle it... i started this morning and only got a small portion untangled because in the process of untangling it, it would tangle up in itself... it doesn't help that the thing i'm making has to be done in a few days... i'm really tempted to just buy a new skein and give the yarn to the cat...  Undecided
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silvander
« Reply #1 on: March 05, 2007 11:38:43 AM »

What a mess! But we do love the kitties anyway....

I'd try to recover the yarn, but if you're on a deadline....
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danaisradxcore
« Reply #2 on: March 05, 2007 11:40:43 AM »

i'm going to see how far i can get with it tonight... if i can't salvage it then i'll just buy more for the project and save this for another time...
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SHERRYLOULOU
« Reply #3 on: March 06, 2007 10:07:17 AM »

How expensive is it?  Maybe it would be worth it to buy new
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danaisradxcore
« Reply #4 on: March 06, 2007 10:21:21 AM »

it's only about $5 a skein, i'm just getting a new one tonight... the part that i untangled somehow became retangled... so i took a step backwards... it's not worth untangling for the time being... Undecided
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cdraz
« Reply #5 on: March 07, 2007 05:19:54 AM »

How frustrating, I just let my cat play with thread and she managed to wrap it around every chair in the house....... Grin
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twitchyknits
« Reply #6 on: March 07, 2007 05:36:02 PM »

Aw man.. I almost want to ask you to give it to me. I love untangling things, especially yarn and string. I'd have a blast with it!
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« Reply #7 on: March 07, 2007 07:11:43 PM »

Ugh, Im sorry!  Sad I can relate. I thought the whole "cats love yarn" thing was a cutesy myth for the front of hallmark cards. Then one day I come home and my kitty has dragged my yarn all over the room Sad She only likes wool and alpaca too. Never goes after the Red Heart, oh no.
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« Reply #8 on: April 18, 2007 11:34:26 AM »

I hate when that happens!! I had a project almost completed when my cat got a hold of it and did a job on it. It was a lacy pattern ,with yarnovers and such. It was such a jumbled up mess, that i had to unravel the rest of it and start again. Needless to say it took a while for me to get all the yarn untangled and back to normal. I also put the project away for a bit because i couldn't stand the thoughts of getting it started and have the same thing happen. I did finally get it accomplished with out any problems. Wink
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« Reply #9 on: April 28, 2007 05:26:15 PM »

been there myself on a couple of occasions.  I have a little miniture american eskimo, she loves sticking her nose where it doesnt belong including my yarn stash and my laundry.

One day I found her with some of my yarn wrapped around her and most of the stuff in the room.  took me a while to untangle the pooch, luckly it was only a small ball of yarn.  it was toooo cute how she tends to throw the yarn around like a rag doll.

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