Here we are, all geared up for the Knitting Olympics to start this evening! Oh, yes, and the real Olympics, too --
(Photo from Torino 2006.)
I must say, I'm looking forward to both. I've been an armchair athlete ever since the glory days of "Wide World of Sports", and enjoy watching a wide variety of the winter games, although I confess a partiality to figure skating.
In the spirit of pin-trading, the Knitting Olympics folks are making and exchanging blog buttons right and left, and here are some that I've collected --
This one is from Jessica at Rose-Kim Knits, who is obviously "proud supplier of blog buttons to the United States Knitting Olympic Team",
and this one is from Sarah (who helpfully adds, "it actually means 'The Olympic Contests/ Games of Those Who Knit' or 'Those Who Make Loops With Rope'", for those of us with little Latin and less Greek).
For those of us Welsh in blood and/or spirit, there is Team Wales ("teem cuhmrih" or "cuhmree"),
And my own little contribution, in honor of the unexpectedly large number of Jeannes entered --