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Friday, July 27, 2012

Short Rowing Competition Begins

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The Short Rowing Competition begins today with the London 2012 Olympic Ganes Opening Ceremony!

More details about the competition are available here. It's not too late to join. You can join in anytime before the Closing Ceremony on 12 August. Your piece needs to be finished before the end of the Ceremony to qualify for one of the medals (a.k.a yarn kits).

So far 26 countries are represented. Enough to make an "Olympics" of our own!

They are:
Australia
Belarus
Bulgaria
Canada
Chile
Croatia
Cuba
Denmark
Greece
Hong Kong
Hungary
Ireland
Israel
Italy
Jamaica
Latvia
Lithuania
Norway
Poland
Russia
Scotland
Sierra Leone
Sweden
United Arab Emirates
United Kingdom
Wales

The most frequently chosen pattern for the competition is Bermuda:
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The next most frequently chosen patterns are Arpeggio:
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Song Cycle:
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And Cadenza:
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Good luck to all the contestants!

Meanwhile I am off to the Port of Stitches knitting retreat . I'll tell you all about it when I get back next week.




Posted by Ilga Leja on 07/27 at 09:48 AM
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