The Shadies are well represented for Tournament 9! 28 wonderful crafters are joining our team this tourney and a special welcome goes out to our newest teammates: geekyduncan, zevenster, ostaraknits, pobby, bluehamsterbean, pupunen, jewelsjoy12, jiccho, mstarzan! Remember the team motto, “no worries!”
Another tournament also means another opportunity to complete a dissertation and get going on one of those larger projects! The last day for submissions is October 14th! These teammates have submitted proposals:
atalante is knitting a sample of her first sweater design tied to Jack from Bill Willingham’s Fables series!
galdriel is knitting her first sweater tied to Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind!
kirsirae is crocheting 6 hat/mitt sets and 6 bibs for donation to Marine Corps Kids tied to Calvin & Hobbes!
lisajedi is knitting a My Favorite Things infinity scarf tied to mufflers (as scarves are called in Japan) as a very important part of winter wear in anime & manga and Gintoki from Gintama & Natsume from Natsume Yuujinchou!
loreoflore is knitting a lace shawl tied to cornflower and Ouran High School Host Club!
silviamm73 is knitting a lacy fitted sweater tied to seaweed and the Flintstones!
zevenster is crocheting a granny square blanket tied to Charlie Brown!
The Round 1 Challenges:
Giving Geeks: This month, express your humanity by combating fear through the donation of time, money, or items.
Discovery: Your challenge this month is to craft something inspired by an atmospheric phenomenon.
Nerdology: Your challenge this round is to craft something inspired by the character you would LARP as.
Encyclopedia: Your challenge this month is to craft something inspired by a trip to the zoo.
Flexible Schedule (optional theme): Your challenge this month is to craft something colourful, something bold or fun, or something larger than life.
Shady Cels Round 1 Unity Project (12 participants needed for points!): Craft something that reflects the season where you live right now- either Autumn or Spring. Alternatively, photograph your project outside in a seasonally-appropriate setting (Autumn leaves, Spring flowers, etc.). Explain how your project or the photo satisfies the TUP requirements in your post, & please use the words “team unity” in the post as well.
Challenges accepted, Nerd Wars.