Dee and the lovely ladies from the Tumblr crochet-a-long are friendly and welcome new members. It's not too late to join because they are planning on continuing on new projects and you still have time to work on the projects they are currently working on.
Here is the Tumblr blog http://tumblrcrochetalong.tumblr.com/ You can put a message in the ask box or email Dee at hopefull.amnesia @ gmail.com also they have a Google group at http://groups.google.com/group/tumblr-crochet-a-long .
So here is my first finished project from the CAL. It's the Crocus Scarf, pattern from Ravelry http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/crocus-scarf I need to work on my tension a bit because my scarf is kind of curly rather than flat, but I like it.