This spring, I tried competitive speed knitting for the first time. I use the words "speed" and "competitive" loosely, my speed being about average and the competition being more like camaraderie.
In the fiber community, Ravelry, there are many sock-knitting groups. Two of them are Sock Madness and Tour de Sock. The former is March-Madness-themed, the later based on the Tour de France.
Object? To knit socks quickly (if you want to) and enjoy knitting-along, chatting, meeting new people, and learning new things. Mission accomplished!
While Tour de Sock is still in Stage 3 of 6, I must admit that my enthusiasm for sock-knitting is slowly giving way to my excitement for spinning. Tour de Fleece is just around the corner and I've been knitting a lot of socks!
Here are the socks I've knit (so far) in 2015: