If you read knitting blogs at all, then you've surely read about Yarn Harlot's Knitting Olympics, either on her blog or on any of the
If I've learned one thing about myself in these past 40 years, I've learned that I'm not a fan of deadlines. And this "knit-along" falls into that category. So given that, and the fact that I'm a slow knitter and there's no guarantee my back isn't going to start acting up again, I don't think I'll be "going for the gold".
However, someone recently pointed out another "contest" that is definitely more suited to remedial knitters like me. Janis has proposed a Knitting Special Olympics, for those of us who just like to knit and don't really want to "race" to the finish line. Only rule is to cast-on during Opening Ceremonies and finish whenever you like.
She's even created a button for it: