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Spit Split February 2, 2010

Filed under: Uncategorized — knitbytes @ 6:33 pm

You know the term spit splice? The method of joining two ends of a wool yarn together by wetting them and rubbing between your palms? This is the opposite of that, and it happens every time I leave my project on a desk or couch and my knitting bag on the floor.

Yep. It can only be called a spit split. Now, who could have done this? Looking closely at the photo, you can see a subtle clue- fine, long, grayish brown hairs. Hmm, now let me think. Let’s have a look at the suspects, shall we?

Awwwwww. Certainly not him. Far too innocent; plus, his fur is completely unlike our sample.

AHA. Long, grey-brown fur, check; mischievous look in her eye, check; previously established taste for yarn, especially alpaca sock yarn, DOUBLE CHECK.

Bad kitty.

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3 Responses to “Spit Split”

  1. Lauri Sam Says:

    Junie cat has chewed my new sock yarn (also Knitpicks Imagination) twice now…she must like the taste of goat hair too.

  2. Mom Says:

    Maybe you could teach her to do the splice after she enjoys her snack?

  3. Carol Says:

    Alpaca seems to be especially tasty to the felions. I feel your pain. Really. Been there.


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