[color=indigo]The 2007 French Speed Knitting Champioships opens in Paris this Thursday. Knitters from >10 countries have registered. There are also events for knitting in pattern stitches, as well as crochet.
Rules are simple: US 6 needles, 60 sts per row, garter stitch, 3 minutes
Current “world” record: [size=6][b]298 sts in 3 minutes
Landolphe, who must now come to terms with being handicapped[/color]
PS: Can post links for those who want to read more (in French).