Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Is This For Real??

Um, yes, apparently. Norwegian TV station, NRK, intends to broadcast, uninterruptedly, 5 hours of competitive knitting. Look, I'm a girl who can't tell you the rules of hockey (a Canadian girl!), but I am watching this, dammit.

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  1. NRK does things like that. Thay have also transmitted 8 hours of trainride (camera in front) from a remote trainroute to the northern parts of Norway with very pretty landscape. Very popular. Probably very relaxing to watch.

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    1. I would totally watch that train ride!

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  2. Oh, I'd love to see this catch on to the extent that some of "their" favourite shows might get bumped by quarter-finals and semi-finals and some cup tournament or other. . . There are rules to hockey?

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    1. Apparently there are rules. Theoretically. :-)

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  3. Competitive knitting? I find that strange, I associate yarn arts with a sense of community rather than competition. Like my Nana's stitch & bitch group or our online communities. But... I suppose there are some serious knitting skills out there that deserve their own showcase.

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    1. I know but I love the sheep to finished garment element. That is a bit adrenaline-producing.

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  4. LOL - I'm a Canadian girl who doesn't know the rules of hockey. I don't even ... shh... don't tell anyone... like hockey and never watch it. Ever. I don't think I'd watch five hours of knitting either though. Hmm...

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    1. I am really glad to hear that I am not the only one! But I would watch this knitting - if only after taping it to fast-forward, as necessary.

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