Thursday, 26 July 2012

Ravellenics of course

Of course the non-knitting world is obsessed with the Olympics but for us more enlightened folk it is all about the Ravellenics games. For weeks now we have have been planning our projects, assessing our stash (this took quite a while), tagging our pages on Ravelry and hanging out with our team mates.

The more energetic amongst us have even done some training (swatching) and a bit of gentle limbering up ready for the mass cast on at 9pm BST.

And so we sit, needles poised....

I have several projects lined up, the first of which comes under the Charity rowing banner. The lovely Sarah of The Sheep Shop, Cambridge is organising a charity Hexipuff quilt for a fundraising event and is asking fellow Ravellenic competitors to knit/crochet 1 hexipuff per day during the Games.

Now, it's been some time since my Hexipuff mania subsided (see previous posts) but I couldn't resist digging out some mini-skeins and getting them all ready for the off:

Don't they look cute - all nestled in their little bowl.Waiting patiently to become little hexi's

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