A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
November 17 News: WOW!  Congratulate the winner of DIY Halloween Costumes 2015!
Total Members: 305,431
Currently Running With Scissors:
490 Guests and 5 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop

Pages: [1] 2  All
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Crocheting with your tongue stuck out?  (Read 1208 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
« on: September 06, 2005 05:46:47 PM »

Does anyone else crochet or knit with your tongue stuck out? I always seem to do it when I get really into whatever I'm making. Then I notice and feel really stupid.

Useless post. Hum. ^_^
Offline Offline

Posts: 3
Joined: 24-Aug-2005

pigs are good people.

View Profile
« Reply #1 on: September 06, 2005 05:54:35 PM »

i do it with my tongue folded in half, back on itself.  whenever i'm concentrating i do that.  then it hurts.
« Reply #2 on: September 06, 2005 06:30:31 PM »

Well, you probably have a good, strong tongue as a result of your being a hooker.

« Reply #3 on: September 06, 2005 06:34:52 PM »

that's so funny... i used to stick my tongue out when I was concentrating real hard, but never really realized it... but when i was in second grade, a girl told me she'd have her older brother beat me up if i didn't stop, guess it bugged her  Sad  so now i don't anymore...

In my dreams I can fly
« Reply #4 on: September 06, 2005 10:12:44 PM »

Do it all the time.  Now matter what Im working on.
« Reply #5 on: September 07, 2005 07:14:25 AM »

I do that, among lots of other things. Specially biting my lower lip, stiking my tongue out, and biting my tongue  Roll Eyes

« Reply #6 on: September 08, 2005 07:57:44 PM »

I tend to leave my mouth hanging open when I crochet! LOL
 It's a concentration thing.
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 4643
Joined: 23-Jan-2004

I eat seakittens.

View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #7 on: September 09, 2005 07:16:34 AM »

Ah, the concentration face.  This is similar to the face guitar players make, but usually less, er, energetic.  My concentration face is inherited.  My dad makes the same face, and so does my daughter.  It involves the mouth hanging half open in a look that gives the impression of an IQ of 43.  The, slowly, so you might not realize it if you watch it happen, until it's finished, my tongue sneaks forward until the tip rests on that sagging lower lip.  This gives the impression of that 43 IQ dropping about 10 points. 

Now, at various times I've tried to find ways of battling this face.  None of them work out.  The first think I tried was to keep my lips together when my mouth fell open...  But then my tongue presses against my closed lower lip, and I look like I have an IQ of 43 AND a wad of chew.  Another thing I tried was keeping my teeth together and pressing my tongue against my bottom teeth.  This seemed to help more than the other, except my mouth still falls open, and then the MIDDLE part of my tongue pops out between my teeth instead.  I'm not even sure what this looks like, but I know it can't be pretty.  And plus, it tends to make me grind my teeth, and that's just no good.

If I bite my lip, I don't make the face, but I actually have to do that consciously, and it isn't always easy to remember.  *sigh*  Oh well, at least I know I'm not alone.

Find craft patterns, supplies and humor at Lothruin.com!

Find me on Ravelry as Lothruin!
Slightly Insane
Offline Offline

Posts: 326
Joined: 02-Nov-2004

Yarn is my drug of choice

View Profile WWW
« Reply #8 on: September 13, 2005 04:19:22 PM »

lol i do that on thread crochet projects! i did it today (on the bus! so i was really concentrating since the bus was bouncing all around) and started chewing my tongue! with it stuck out! It was so weird lol. Grin

"Let's be free to be you and me, free to crochet and knit, free to twirl hooks and click needles" -Debbie Stoller
« Reply #9 on: September 15, 2005 01:42:15 AM »

I used to do that, but it's one of the things of my dyspraxia (co-ordination issues).  I've taught myself to roll my tongue and tuck it up inside the roof of my mouth, which is what I do when I'm typing, driving, anythng that requires me to pay attention to my co-ordination!

Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] 2  All Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Jump to:  

only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search

your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
How to Draw Scooby Doo
How to Draw a Wolf Howling
How to Draw a Wolf Head
How to Draw a Panda
How to Draw a Cute Pig
Latest Blog Articles
Tute Tuesday: Cube Advent Calendar
Thankful for Family
Meatless Monday: Guava Pecan Pie

Comparison Shopping

Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...

Follow Craftster...

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2015, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.