Here is what you might be missing if you aren’t hanging out in the Nerd Girl Yarns Ravelry group:
We have swaps! We have a make something out of NGY and send it to a random partner swap happening right now. It’s good times and I am working frantically at meeting my spoilees expectations of awesome. I adore swaps! Plans are to have another swap in the future so if you missed out on this one, don’t fret!
We have a miniskein swap for making hexathings. The hot trend right now seems to be hexapuffs – adorable three dimensional hexagon puffs that are knitted or crocheted then assembled into a blanket. The knitted ones are part of the Beekeeper’s Quilt and or if you are a crochet crafter you can make them from the Crochet Hexagon Puff pattern then use the Beekeeper’s Quilt pattern to assemble. I don’t normally make blankets that require lots of assembly but this one is just too cool.
We are still practicing our techniques in the Spin a Long thread. Even if you aren’t a spinner make sure you browse through all the photos of the fantastic handspun yarns!
We have full on plotting for the Harry Potter Knit & Crochet House Cup going on. The next term for the House Cup starts on September 1 and we are all planning projects and Order Brooms and OWLS.
My favorite thread of all right now is the Random Thread of Randomness. Since I adore word association games I have started a thread and it has caught on like wildfire – everyone is having so much fun posting! Also, there are random drawings for random prizes in the random thread! That’s so random!
OH! And lest I forget, I have published a new crochet pattern you can get free on Ravelry for a triangle neck scarf. It’s inspired by the neckscarf Merlin wears in the television show also named Merlin. One skein of sock yarn is all you need and it is unisex for men or women. If you get crazy with your blocking you will have a full sized shawl out of it. Download it free on Ravelry here! Much thanks to my fabulous tester, coribug!