This Scarf Will Make You Look Like Bravest Warrior’s Worm #WearableWednesday

I discovered Jeremy Zschau’s intriguing Aeon Worm Scarf while looking at some NeoPixel posts on YouTube. I can’t say that I watch Bravest Warriors, but I certainly appreciate this more fashionable form of a rather creepy character. It was created with an Adafruit GEMMA microcontroller and NeoPixels on a base of Shibori fabric. Jeremy spent quite a bit of time creating the design and his Flickr album is absolutely gorgeous, right down to the circuit diagram. It’s really cool to see how swatches, sketches and inspirations morphed into this scarf. Now Jeremy is working to refine the fins/bubbles, both in size and fabric type. I’m sure the original ones would feel a bit in the way and he admits they are more for costume appeal. So, in his latest video you can see a test using a sample of the smaller size with chiffon fabric next to the original scarf.

It’s nice to see the softer diffusion in this project and the curvy nature of the fabric. The effect is more organic and less the edge so often seen in wearable tech. I’d like to see curtains made in this style, or perhaps a parachute seamed skirt. I see it as a metaphor of escape—be free light. Want to learn how to make your own scarf using LEDs? Check out our Chameoleon Scarf which enables NeoPixels to match your outfit through a color sensor. Your outfits will never be the same.

Flora breadboard is Every Wednesday is Wearable Wednesday here at Adafruit! We’re bringing you the blinkiest, most fashionable, innovative, and useful wearables from around the web and in our own original projects featuring our wearable Arduino-compatible platform, FLORA. Be sure to post up your wearables projects in the forums or send us a link and you might be featured here on Wearable Wednesday!

Stop breadboarding and soldering – start making immediately! Adafruit’s Circuit Playground is jam-packed with LEDs, sensors, buttons, alligator clip pads and more. Build projects with Circuit Playground in a few minutes with the drag-and-drop MakeCode programming site, learn computer science using the CS Discoveries class on, jump into CircuitPython to learn Python and hardware together, TinyGO, or even use the Arduino IDE. Circuit Playground Express is the newest and best Circuit Playground board, with support for CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. It has a powerful processor, 10 NeoPixels, mini speaker, InfraRed receive and transmit, two buttons, a switch, 14 alligator clip pads, and lots of sensors: capacitive touch, IR proximity, temperature, light, motion and sound. A whole wide world of electronics and coding is waiting for you, and it fits in the palm of your hand.

Join 32,000+ makers on Adafruit’s Discord channels and be part of the community!

Have an amazing project to share? The Electronics Show and Tell is every Wednesday at 7pm ET! To join, head over to YouTube and check out the show’s live chat – we’ll post the link there.

Join us every Wednesday night at 8pm ET for Ask an Engineer!

Follow Adafruit on Instagram for top secret new products, behinds the scenes and more

CircuitPython – The easiest way to program microcontrollers –

Maker Business — A paradigm shift

Wearables — Look sharp with this quick tip!

Electronics — Straw Diffusers

Python for Microcontrollers — Python on Microcontrollers Newsletter: MicroPython 1.19 released and more! #Python #CircuitPython @micropython @ThePSF

Adafruit IoT Monthly — eInk Postcard, VR Spectrum Instrumentation, and more!

Microsoft MakeCode — MakeCode Thank You!

EYE on NPI — Maxim’s Himalaya uSLIC Step-Down Power Module #EyeOnNPI @maximintegrated @digikey

New Products – Adafruit Industries – Makers, hackers, artists, designers and engineers! — New Prods 6/22/22 Feat. ADS1115 16-Bit ADC – 4 Channel w. Programmable Gain Amplifier – STEMMA QT!

Get the only spam-free daily newsletter about wearables, running a "maker business", electronic tips and more! Subscribe at !

No Comments

No comments yet.

Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.