Tying up loose ends – Ravellenic Games 2012

September 14th, 2012 § 0 comments

The Ravellenic Games have come and gone, and although I’ve posted pictures and written about the trials and tribulations of knitting under pressure, I have neglected to mention something rather fun.  That is, I won a prize for the baby hat I knit!  I did post this happy update on my Facebook fan page but I do realize that not everyone in the knitting community is on that site (or Twitter).  So I failed to blog about winning a prize for getting to the finish line on time.  Ah well.  I’m writing now, and that’s all that matters, right?

The prize?  A gorgeous skein of Tanis Fibre Arts fingering weight yarn (or sock yarn for you non-knitter types) in a variegated teal colourway.  Did I happen to mention that teal is one of my favourite colours ever?!  420 yards of squooshy goodness.  I can’t believe I lucked out!

 ravellenics prize

And no Ravellenic (or, cough, Ravelympic) experience would be complete without the Ravelry Badge of Glory which depicts the Ravelry mascot, Bob the Boston Terrier.  (As an off-topic aside, Bob has his own cult status on Ravelry and has been featured in a few silly films like this one).  Here’s what this year’s badge looks like:

 badge of glory

 

And for continuity purposes (aka POID), here’s the two badges I’ve earned for the last two events!  Bring on the Winter 2014 games in Sochi Russia!

badges

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