What does sock knitting have to do with choir practice? If you are the church pianist (like I am) and the choir is singing the Christmas music to a CD, you tend to have less to do closer to the performance.
When they started to work on the music a couple of months ago, I had plenty of parts to play in rehearsal, but now that they know the music I am just "on call" to help with a measure or two now and then.
The best part today was that I got to sit and listen (and knit!), both to the choir and to the drama. This is a small church in a small community and yet, there is an amazing amount of talent here. It is a joy to be a part of it.