Meet Gosh Yarn It!: The Abby Edition

Abby + Awesome TARDIS Hat

Abby + Awesome TARDIS Hat

Name: Abby Rubel

School/Year:  CC ’19

Joined (date):  The first meeting this year (dates are hard!)

What were the circumstances of your discovery of Gosh Yarn It!?  The Activity Fair.

Knitting, crocheting, weaving, sewing, or other?  ALL OF THEM. But knitting is my fave.

Favourite Colour Yarn:  Blue (any shade)

The best part of Gosh Yarn It! is…  the people!

If you could name an honorary Gosh Yarner (preferably a Columbia or Barnard alum) it would be…  Art Garfunkel

Favorite Quote(s):    

“The sole virtue of the ineffectual is their consistency.” from a wonderful Canadian TV show called Slings and Arrows. (10/10 would recommend)

Favorite Fictional Character:  YOU CAN’T MAKE ME PICK. But if you held a gun to my head I’d tell you it was Dean Winchester. (In seasons 1-5. The rest sort of sucks.)

Rank the Following: knitting, crocheting, nutella, queso, \S/uperman, sex, Columbia, beer, bananas, Christopher Nolan

  1. knitting
  2. nutella
  3. sex
  4. Columbia
  5. \S/uperman
  6. crocheting
  7. Christopher Nolan
  8. beer
  9. queso
  10. bananas

Make an original yarn/knitting/crocheting related pun:

Whenever I’m not knitting, the thought of my projects keep needling me.

(Yes, it sucks, but you said original, not good.)

Meet Gosh Yarn It!: Karen Edition

New semester, new members!  Meet Karen, who will be in charge of our Ravelry Group (which you should all join).

Karen (+Kropped out friend)

Karen (+Kropped out friend)

Name:  Karen Hernandez

School/Year:  GS 2016

Joined (date):  September 2014

What were the circumstances of your discovery of Gosh Yarn It!?  I found their blog online!

Knitting, crocheting, weaving, sewing, or other?  Knitting

Favourite Colour Yarn:  Brights, blues, and berry tones

The best part of Gosh Yarn It! is…  Umm… the knitting?

If you could name an honorary Gosh Yarner (preferably a Columbia or Barnard alum) it would be…  Audrey Hepburn

Favorite Quote(s):          

“I solemnly swear up to no good.”

Favorite Fictional Character:  Leslie Knope

Rank the Following : knitting, crocheting, nutella, queso, \S/uperman, sex, Columbia, beer, bananas, Christopher Nolan

1. Knitting
2. Nutella
3. Sex
4. Beer
5.Columbia
6. Queso
7. Bananas
8. \S/uperman
9. Christopher Nolan
10. Crocheting

Make an original yarn/knitting/crocheting related pun:

All you knit is love ❤

Meet Gosh Yarn It!: Caleb Edition

Caleb + Crazy Kayaking

Caleb + Crazy Kayaking

Name:  

Caleb Fujimori

School/Year:  

SEAS 2016

Joined (date): 

December 2013

What were the circumstances of your discovery of Gosh Yarn It!?  

The yarn calls to me

Knitting, crocheting, weaving, sewing, or other?

Knitting and Crocheting

Favourite Colour Yarn:

purple

The best part of Gosh Yarn It! is…  

Cookies

If you could name an honorary Gosh Yarner (preferably a Columbia or Barnard alum) it would be…  

Jose Capablanca

Favorite Quote(s):    

Russell Crowe is the only person I retweet. –Samantha Duncan 

Favorite Fictional Character:  

Rorschach

Rank the Following : knitting, crocheting, nutella, queso, \S/uperman, sex, Columbia, beer, bananas, Christopher Nolan

nutella

sex

Christopher Nolan

queso

knitting

crocheting

Superman

Columbia

beer

bananas

 

Make an original yarn/knitting/crocheting related pun:

I may or may knot be able to

 

New Year, New Members! Meet Gosh Yarn It!: Gilad Edition

Gilad + Gentlemanly Getup

Gilad + Gentlemanly Getup

Name: Gilad Penn

School/Year: GS/JTS

Joined (date): 3 weeks ago

Knitting, crocheting, weaving, sewing, or other?

Knitting. I tried crocheting, then decided I’ll stick to knitting.

Favourite Colour Yarn: 

Color is spelt without a u.  And probably blue or maroon-red.

If you could name an honorary Gosh Yarner (preferably a Columbia or Barnard alum) it would be…

Favorite Quote(s):          

Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication

Rank the Following : knitting, crocheting, nutella, queso, \S/uperman, sex, Columbia, beer, bananas, Christopher Nolan

Sex, Columbia, superman, Nutella, knitting, beer, bananas, crocheting, Chris Nolan

Make an original yarn/knitting/crocheting related pun:

Let’s get down to the knitty-gritty; the knitty-gritties of the crocheting. 

Meet Gosh Yarn It!: Catie Edition

Catie + Coolest Meet Gosh Yarn It! Picture Ever

Catie + Coolest Meet Gosh Yarn It! Picture Ever

Name:  “Linda” Catie Boardman

School/Year:  Barnard 2015

Joined (date):  September 2013

What were the circumstances of your discovery of Gosh Yarn It!?  I dedicate the discovery of Gosh Yarn it to my awesome suitemate Clara Butler.

Knitting, crocheting, weaving, sewing, or other?  Knitting and crocheting

Favourite Colour Yarn:  Lavender

The best part of Gosh Yarn It! is…  Sitting in the corner and trying to engage in conversation but failing miserably because I am so engrossed in my own yarn creation.

If you could name an honorary Gosh Yarner (preferably a Columbia or Barnard alum) it would be…  Suzanne Vega, a Barnard alum, because Tom’s Diner is ridiculously annoying and catchy.

Favorite Quote(s):          

“You don’t get fat from eating one bite.”  -Chinese proverb

Favorite Fictional Character:  Oscar the Grouch from Sesame Street

Rank the Following : knitting, crocheting, nutella, queso, \S/uperman, sex, Columbia, beer, bananas, Christopher Nolan

bananas, nutella, knitting, Columbia, crocheting,  \S/uperman, sex, queso, beer, Christopher Nolan ←- Have to admit that I wikipedia’d him because I am clueless about pop culture.  Come on, my name is Linda, so what did you expect.

Make an original yarn/knitting/crocheting related pun:

I’m not very punny, so you’re probably yarning with boredom by now…

Meet Gosh Yarn It!, Shaine Edition

Image

Shaine + the Secret to Life
Photo Credit: Carol Cali

Name: Shaine

School/Year: SEAS ‘16

Joined: April 2013

What were the circumstances of your discovery of Gosh Yarn It!?  Read about Becca’s first time while in the Schermerhorn bathroom. And I knew I wanted to make my first time special too.

Knitting, crocheting, weaving, sewing, or other?  Knitting.

Favourite Colour Yarnpink

The best part of Gosh Yarn It! is… hanging out with awesome people while almost being able to knit something!

If you could name an honorary Gosh Yarner (preferably a Columbia or Barnard alum) it would be… James Franco

Favorite Quote:          

“We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we’re curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.” – Walt Disney

“Business bad? Fuck you, pay me. Oh, you had a fire? Fuck you, pay me. Place got hit by lightning, huh? Fuck you, pay me.” – Goodfellas

Favorite Fictional Person:  Amy Farrah Fowler

Rank the Following : knitting, crocheting, nutella, queso, \S/uperman, sex, Columbia, beer, bananas, Christopher Nolan

beer, knitting, Columbia, sex, (vegan) queso, crocheting, Superman, bananas, Christopher Nolan, nutella

Make an original yarn/knitting/crocheting related pun:

I feel pretty oh so pretty i feel pretty and knitty and bright and i pity any girl who doesn’t crochet tonight!

Meet Gosh Yarn It!, Rose Edition

Rose + Relaxing Nights in Butler

Rose + Relaxing Nights in Butler
Photo credit: Aris Prince

Name: Rose Hinman

School/Year: CC/2016

Joined: for the shiggles and sass in 2013.

What were the circumstances of your discovery of Gosh Yarn It!?  One day in first semester I was ambling down the stairs of Carman Hall (it doesn’t get better) and there was a sign for a secret knitting society. I was unable to track them down until a fateful meal with Zachary Storm Wyche and Dr. Adam Henry Barin III, Esq, after which I was initiated into their ranks.

Knitting, crocheting, weaving, sewing, or other?  Knitting, crocheting, eating.

Favourite Colour Yarn: Green!

The best part of Gosh Yarn It! is… bringing these looks back:


If you could name an honorary Gosh Yarner (preferably a Columbia or Barnard alum) it would be… Nikola Tesla

Favorite Quote:          

“Yesterday this day’s madness did prepare

Tomorrow’s joy, sorrow, or despair.

Drink! For you know not from whence you came nor why!

Drink! For you know not why you go nor where!”

–Omar Khayyam (1038)

Favorite Fictional Person:  Dr Horrible!

Rank the Following : knitting, crocheting, nutella, queso, \S/uperman, sex, Columbia, beer, bananas, Christopher Nolan

Queso, beer, knitting (can I just combine these three instead?)  nutella, \S/uperman, crocheting, Columbia, bananas, sex, christopher nolan

Make an original yarn/knitting/crocheting related pun:

“Do not give what is hole-y to the dogs;

Nor cast on your purls before swine!”

Yeah. Biblical knitting puns. I went there.