Friday, March 27, 2009

But Wait, Wait there's more!

I finished up a long overdue pair of socks last week. These are the Slippin Stripping socks from last year's Sock Madness competition. They are the third round socks and of course the round I got knocked out on. They are knit with double strands of laceweight yarn from Tess' Designer Yarns. No self stripping for us.

Slippin' Strippin socks

I was anxious to finish them up and free up some needles since Sock Madness 3 was beginning. Last Thursday morning the round 1 pattern arrived in my email. I finished the pair this Thursday evening. One week and half a day. Not bad around here since I spend much of my knitting time standing at the dining room table watching to be sure the kid doesn't jump off something.

Tropical Mer-tini socks
Mama E C*eye*ber Fiber Sock

And finally-
But Wait, Wait there's more!
I'll be a contestant on Wait Wait Don't Tell Me on NPR this weekend!
I'm only a little nervous.
OK since it was taped last night I'm only a little nervous to hear it on air, last night I was a lot nervous.


mames said...

OH MY GOD!!!! that is my fav weekend NPR show. i cannot wait to hear you. i feel like i know a star now.

awesome socks too. :) a

turtlegirl76 said...

That's so cool! I just started listening to that. I look forward to the podcast.

Valerie Polichar said...

hey Hey HEY!!!! That was you! We always listen to WWDTM. It's fun to hear what your voice sounds like (and your accent ;-) ) Not to mention, you got them all right — cool beans. Congratulations :-)

Mary-Kay said...

Hey there! I came over from Katydid Knits Blog and saw her yarn bowl. I was wondering if I can custom order one from you? That would be GREAT! Let me know!

My email: