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Stick to your knitting

Posted by Henry on June 08, 2004

In Reply to: Stick to your knitting posted by guy andrews on June 08, 2004

: Does anyone know where the phrase "stick to your knitting" came from and what it means?? Thanks Guy Andrews

It means carry on doing what you are familiar with and what you do best. It apparently comes from business - if your company is good at knitting, don't diversify into something new.

"Four, - now we're getting down to the basics - "stick to your knitting" a phrase used by Tom Peters and his colleagues as a successful management strategy."