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Unraveling The Tangled Skein Of Knitter's Lingo

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Unraveling The Tangled Skein Of Knitter's Lingo

Unraveling The Tangled Skein Of Knitter's Lingo

Unraveling The Tangled Skein Of Knitter's Lingo

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All summer long, All Things Considered has been asking listeners to share words exclusive to their professions — words unknown to those outside their line of work. In a new installment, Laura Birek defines "frogging" and "the sweater curse" — predicaments knitters want to avoid.