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Topic: Knitting Punsters Unite (especially if you know sports)  (Read 428 times)
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« on: September 09, 2005 07:54:37 PM »

I know, sports is anathema to most of you, but with the introduction of the stitch n pitch promotions by the mariners and the white sox, some of you have got to be interested. I just got a job at a yarn company (not LYS) and we're trying to promote similar events in our town, blessed with many sports teams, many of the unable to put asses in their seats. Stitch n pitch, we've got. I was just wondering if anybody had any other cute sports knitting gathering name ideas? Mostly we're thinking hockey and football, but they being less, er um contemplative, they might not be suited for a mass knit out. what do you guys think?
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« Reply #1 on: September 09, 2005 09:39:36 PM »

(Considering that in the past 7 days I have watched at LEAST 5 football games (both NFL & CFL) and I can't WAIT for the NHL season to start... one could probably say that I *like* sports!! )

-Chicks & Sticks  -  Hockey  (I know that Chicks with Sticks is pretty common around knitting circles, but I have seen a women's hockey team that had Chicks & Sticks on their team jackets)

That's all I got for right now.  I'm sure I'll wake up in the middle of the night with more... 

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« Reply #2 on: September 10, 2005 02:49:18 PM »

Or Sticks & Yarn for the hockey - after all knitting needles are sometimes referred to as 'sticks' - you could even put together a logo of knitting with hockey sticks.  Or playing mini hockey with knitting needles with those sock shaped point protectors on the ends Wink

Pass & Purl?  Frog Your Fumbles?  Hmm, football seems harder....  Although you could have a logo of a football player holding one of those big football shaped balls of yarn (photoshop maybe?) instead of the ball...
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« Reply #3 on: September 10, 2005 10:57:47 PM »

Punt-n-Purl ? Punting Purlers? *thats footbal right?*   I dunno' Im a hockey fan... Cross-check knitchicks, Hockey Hookers, (for crocheters lol ) PuckPurls, Purling Pucks, KnittingWings, (Im partial to Red Wings  Grin)  HatTrickKnits, High-stickKnits, Assist-n-stitch, PowerPlayPurlers, Short-handed stitchers, Offside knitters, Cherrypicker Knitters,....  I cant think of anymore right now!
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