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SummerFriday Funnies

I wanted to share some of the Funny quotes, memes and photos I have seen around the world wide web relating to yarn this week! Email me your favorite at CrochetChiq@gmail.com and I will share it next week

Found this on AFCAP facebook


 A contagious disorder is looming .....There is no known cure. It is the MLD, Multiple Loom Disorder, characterized by the many looms owned and sought by those affected. Those with the disorder have been known to take drastic measures to feed their affliction. Here a loom, there are loom, everywhere a loom. Looms tossed here and there, some with nearly finished projects, others apparently abandoned for a more sparkly loom. found this in a facebook looming group

I thankfully just have my knitting board ones... hahaha anyone on here have too many looms????
This is from the hit show #oitnb or Orange is the New Blanket , the quote is a bout a beautiful crochet blanket haha. WARNING this show is not a show to watch around children, there is nudity, cursing, and all sorts of other things that made me blush! However if you do watch it, there is lots of crafty goodness to be found!

The next ones I couldn't find the original source,

"I have OCD Obsessive Crocheting Disorder" 

every funny needs a hey girl.....

Not that I would ever condone violence but this made me giggle even my own family will asking me how my knitting blog is..... ITS CROCHET!!!!!!! Okay I hope i made you giggle a tad bit! Have a great weekend everyone! 

Did you see my funny spoof video on youtube all about yarn? 

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