Have you played on Ravelry yet? Man, get on over there and dive in.
Anyway, I obviously got hooked. No pun intended. I filled up my queue with projects, loaded up on favorite patterns and added every fiber book I own (and some I want to own) into my Ravelry library.
I joined groups. I crocheted like a fiend for a month or two. I chatted about Once Upon A Time, Harry Potter, Literature, Amigurami, and Star Trek....
you know, all the cool stuff. :)
This last summer I even participated in the Ravelympics and earned a sweet medal in Shawl Sailing.
Check it out:
But by far the most fun I've discovered has been in something called: Ravel Trek
yeah, if you know me, you can hear the squeeing already.
They play Star Trek on Ravelry, and it. is. beyond. cool.
I joined Starfleet. I was a cadet at the academy, I got assigned to a ship, went on a deep space tour of duty and completed a few missions (including one disastrous away mission) all from the comfort of my laptop and with my thread and hook in hand.
I even printed out the Official Ravel Trek Star Fleet Fiber Corps New Recruit Guide.
In short, I geeked out.
Here is where you can play too:
And I have to show off my little badge for completing a mission: