February 12, 2006
Knitting Olympics: Day 3
Dude, I'm busting huge-air on my Olympic Knitting as I chillax and watch some wickedly epic Olympic events. What a huckfest us knitters are having, it's totally milagro! My Tubey is sh-moning as I barge the first sleeve -- like I'm really throwing it down. I decided to go big with major applitude on the sleeve, joining it in the round and adding a tight splash of color. Okay, okay so nona's a poser -- I'm just stoked about the snowboarding. Feeling like a hoedad? This might help.
Way to go Nona!
Posted by: erin | Feb 12, 2006 10:34:39 PM
Yo nona, you're acting like an artic cougar there with the lingo;-)
Hehehe, you're so hilarious!
Nice color combo on the tubey!!
Posted by: Julia | Feb 13, 2006 3:21:32 AM
Does this make it a Half-Tubey?
Posted by: Sockbug | Feb 13, 2006 6:06:01 AM
My first cousin is a skier/snowboarder...like professionally. Although not in the olympics this year, he has faired really well in other games. I swear I have no idea what he is talking about when I do get to see him. Really, they have a language all of their own.
Posted by: Carolyn | Feb 13, 2006 6:38:20 AM
Hey, thanks, dude! Between trying to knit lace and listening to the incomprehensible lingo on the TV last night, it was nearly an out-of-body experience!
Posted by: Stefani | Feb 13, 2006 9:44:20 AM
I was amazed that the commentary for the snowbarding didn't mention "dude" once! I could actually understand the linking words, just not the technical terms!
I am impressed with your speedy knitting!
Posted by: Kira | Feb 13, 2006 10:00:16 AM
Hee hee! I think you should totally call your sweater a half tubey.
Posted by: Purly Whites | Feb 13, 2006 12:10:00 PM
Great. You're gonna get Tubey done before the games are over, and I'm gonna "pull a kwan" and recuse myself for the good of the games. Sigh.
Posted by: Monkeygurrrl | Feb 13, 2006 12:30:19 PM
"pull a kwan"! I love it!
I saw the men's cross country! That was pretty inspiring!
Posted by: Sockbug | Feb 13, 2006 3:23:20 PM
SO damn funny!!! My kids are obsessed with the Flying Tomato...
Posted by: Heather McCoy | Feb 13, 2006 4:27:09 PM
I read my boyfriend this entry, and now he's been trying to speak Snowboarder. I have to keep reminding him that Tubey is a sweater pattern, not another name for the halfpipe. :)
Posted by: Laura | Feb 15, 2006 12:45:12 AM
I ALMOST called the Marine!Goth for a translation in there . He's not a snowboarder per se, but hangs around with a couple of them. And there's enough overlap with skateboard-ese for him to translate for his hopelessly out of date mom.
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