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Start Here- Welcome to The Lounge

Hi! Welcome to The Lounge, we are so happy you’re here!

A little info about how the Lounge came to be can be found here: The Lounge is Open!

Getting started-

  1. Locate and click “The Lounge” button at the upper left side of our homepage.
  2. On the top right will be an orange “Log In” button. Use this to log in to your MDK account or register if you haven’t already done so. You can peruse the forum without an account but you’ll need one in order to post or comment on topics.
  3. Introduce yourself to the community , if you’re so inclined, or explore the different categories and latest posts!

A few basic rules and guidelines:

  1. We encourage you to share any and all knitting related questions, projects, pictures, and links.
  2. We also love general hobby related posts as long as they are considered ‘Safe For Work’
  3. Be respectful- do not threaten, harass, insult, or incite violence. Posts like these will not be tolerated.
  4. If you have any questions or concerns, please reach out to @MDK-Allison and we’ll get it sorted out!

Happy knitting!

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Hello. I’m Jeanette and I love knitting. I’ve been following MDK for about three years and it’s the best knitting site I’ve found. It has everything!

I knit dish cloths because I like using them, and it gives me a quick and useful way to try new stitches. I also knit shawls, scarves, and cat toys to fill with catnip. And socks! My socks are plain stockinette, sometimes with a variation in the rib, but I’ve been hesitant to try other designs because of possible gauge/fit issues and the complications of fixing mistakes. Maybe one day I’ll take the leap. I love wearing my warm hand knit socks!

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Hi Jeanette! Welcome to The Lounge! I just knit my first pair of socks a few months ago but I haven’t woven in the ends yet (or worn them). I am sort of putting it off because I KNOW the first time I wear them it’ll open a floodgate and I’ll never be able to stop knitting socks :sweat_smile: