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:happydance: Hi usamacka, welcome to the forum!! I think the ringing is either when the topic is new or when its popular I think… Amy created this wonderful site for us she has taught many of us how to knit through her videos including me :lol: if ya click on the home tab you can see a photo of her… That is so cool that your chrous is knitting scarves for themselves :cheering:
If you hover your cursor over almost ANYTHING here, it will tell you what its for…
You know I never really thought of it as a bell. Learn something new every day