I'm doing Sock Madness but I don't think I'm going to go very far. It's a tournament to complete a pair of socks with everyone using the same pattern. The first pattern is called Zombies and I don't think I'll make it past the first round because some people have completed pairs and I have this:
It's still kind of fun and I love patterns that include dropped stitches because it feels like you're doing something "against the rules" a lot. Every time is like a little knitting rebellion, like setting down a project in the middle of a row.