Tuesday, February 13, 2007

The first ever contest!

I keep telling myself I'll have a contest, but then I never do. I was waiting for something significant to happen.

Well it has, this is my 300th post!

So here's the contest:

You will guess when I will finish my 100th pair of socks - obviously I don't yet know the answer, but when the event does occur the person with the closest answer (or a randomly selected winner if more than one person guesses the correct day) will win a pair of socks knit by me! Just leave your guess in the comments with the date that you think I'll complete my 100th pair of socks.

I'll give the winner a few choices of yarn from my stash, or if they don't like any of those they are welcome to provide some of their own yarn and I'll knit it.

So get guessing, the deadline for entries is 2/28.

My current sock count is at 65 completed pairs as of today, and the sidebar is up to date with all socks in progress.

Listening to: Sanzen ~ Dredg, You Vandal ~ Saves the Day

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Anonymous Anonymous said...

I can't believe that you have already knit 9 pair in 2007!!!! Do you knit every waking moment? I'm going to guess April 1st.

9:53 AM  
Blogger bradyphrenia said...

woo contest! i'm gonna guess the ides of march. that's the 15th, for anyone non-caesar inclined.

10:20 AM  
Blogger String said...

I guess march 31 because it's my birthday

10:37 AM  
Blogger Swapna said...

May 3rd?

10:40 AM  
Anonymous Sobeknofret said...

Woo hoo! Ok I vote April 30th.

10:41 AM  
Blogger Fee said...

hiya I guess June 17th, my friends birthday (mines too far away!)


10:47 AM  
Blogger Zanne said...

April 19, because that's my 4 year wedding Anniversary! And it's about long enough to get them done.

10:48 AM  
Blogger fibersnob said...

I'm going to say June 1st.

10:51 AM  
Blogger Melissa said...

I'm guessing May 20 because...well...just because. :)

10:53 AM  
Blogger Janelle said...

I'm going to guess October 1. Later than everyone else, only because you'll certainly get distracted with some "must knit" project in there and knit nothing else for a month...oh wait, that's me. I'll still stick with 1 Oct, though.

10:55 AM  
Blogger Karen said...

July 4th

11:17 AM  
Anonymous Joanna said...

I'll guess July 7 (7/7/07).

11:21 AM  
Anonymous cathy said...

May 6, 2007 (05/06/07)

11:53 AM  
Blogger twellve said...

I'm going to guess Sept 10, 2007...

12:21 PM  
Blogger Laura said...

I'm going to say August 2nd.

3:04 PM  
Blogger spinndiva said...

I will say..... hmmmm.... sometime in September.. september 23rd...sounds good?
get knitting!!! ;)

5:07 PM  
Blogger Liz said...

I'm guessing July 30. Wheeee!

5:38 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Let's see... I'm going to guess...

October 31st, your favorite holiday! :)

6:53 PM  
Anonymous jessica said...

I'm always up for a contest. June 15, 2007.

7:14 PM  
Blogger limedragon :-: Harriet said...

Congrats on 300 posts! Ohh... I'll guess October 14! :)

3:41 AM  
Blogger Criosa said...

I'm gonna guess my birthday - July 28f

6:19 AM  
Blogger javede said...

I guess June 10th!

6:59 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

How about October 7th. I can't believe I actuially got out the calendar.

7:03 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Halloween? That seems like a good time to be finishing up some cool socks.


9:34 AM  
Blogger Lavendersheep said...

I'm going to guess September 27th. If you keep knitting at the rate that you were knitting for the last year then this is where you would finish 35 more pairs. Math is fun!!!

11:04 AM  
Blogger Beth said...

I'm going to guess June 20th.

1:47 PM  
Anonymous Koalapom said...

I would like something good to happen in May so the 25th of then is my guess with fingers crossed. :)

12:45 PM  
Blogger Anastacia said...

I'll guess Sept 30, our anniversary, as my birthday, March 6, I think is too early!

1:33 PM  
Blogger ikkinlala said...

I'm going to guess September 1st.

12:44 PM  
Blogger SJ said...

I'm gonna guess September 2 -- not because it's one day after the last guess, but because that's the day I'm getting married. Why not?

12:59 PM  
Blogger Alyson said...

September 12th, I think. (And I will be duly impressed!)

7:12 PM  
Blogger Cindiluhu said...

I'm guessing August 25th, which is my birthday.

9:13 PM  
Blogger Manda said...

I don't think I posted before this, so I'm going to guess October 28, because it's my birthday. :)

10:23 PM  
Blogger Christina said...

May 15. My hubby's birthday.

12:18 AM  
Blogger pigbook1 said...

I would guess....may 29th

4:55 AM  
Anonymous Cindy said...

Wow. I'm thrilled I"ve knit aobut 30 pair. OK. My guess is November 15, 2007.

6:47 AM  
Anonymous Missamite said...

This time I will guess October 7th again but not anonymously. oops.

7:29 AM  
Anonymous MJ said...

July 27th? yes, that's it.

11:26 AM  
Blogger Kim said...

May 10. That's my birthday. Guess I wasn't the only one with that idea.

12:12 PM  
Anonymous hellahelen said...

I'm guessing July 20th, 2007--that marks 14 years since my first date with my husband!

3:26 PM  
Blogger LadyLungDoc said...

July 4th.

7:58 AM  
Blogger Catherine said...

hm, everyone is guessing in the summer but I'm gonna guess a bit later. How about Eric's b-day, Sept 11th. :-)

8:12 AM  
Blogger Jennifer said...

June 20th!

8:38 AM  
Blogger chemgrrl said...

I'm going to guess that you will finish your 100th pair of socks on the evening of the autumnal equinox, September 23. On that date, Mars will be in the fourth house and Uranus will be in a good place for sock knitting. I feel it in my toesies.

8:41 AM  

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