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Do your needles hang low?

I know, I know, how do I even dare to show my face after such a long time? It's been busy, let's just say that. A quick update on the scrumptious yarns pictured in the last post. I knit them up into a stole, called it Seven Seas and submitted it to the Best Shawl Made from Commercial Fiber category at the 2013 Finger Lakes Fiber Festival. I didn't win first prize, but I placed. Details here, if you haven't seen it.

My real reason for writing today is to congratulate my friend Tina Turner, who opens her new business, The Knitting Circle today. In her honour, I have penned the following lines, after, er, let's say, the well known children's folk song, Do Your Ears Hang Low?  Extra verses and versions are encouraged!

Do Your Needles Hang Low?

Do your needles hang low?
Do they wobble to and fro?
Can you quickly knit a sock?
Can you quickly knit a throw?
Can you knit a little quicker, like a continental stitcher?
Do your needles hang low?

Do your needles stand high?
Do they r…