Bingo

On 2:59 pm EDT on Wednesday May 4, I became part of an impressive crowd.  I was one of thousands of knitters, all poised — fingers hovering over our refresh buttons, waiting to register for Sock Summit 2011.  I had booked my air fare and hotel room months before.  I knew was going, no matter what classes I got (or didn’t get).  Somehow this did not make me want my chosen classes any less.

Thanks to the impressive efforts of the masterminds behind Sock Summit, the registration went smoothly.  Impressively smoothly.  Thousands of rabid knitters, more than a hundred classes and events, dozens of teachers, and it all went well.  This is not a small undertaking.  Tina and Stephanie (and the folks they hired) are all to be commended.

At 3:03 pm EDT, I got my confirmation email.  I got exactly the schedule I want.  I couldn’t have asked for anything better.

I will be taking Cat Bordhi’s Knitting Sleuth class all day Thursday, Franklin Habit’s Knitting Tessellation class on Friday morning, and Ann Budd’s Beginnings and Endings class Friday afternoon.  I’ll also be at the Opening Ceremonies Thursday night.  Much of the rest of the time, I’ll be hanging out in the market (Cooperative Press has a booth) or the convention center at large.

Anyone else coming?  And how on earth will I manage to pass the time until July?