But there's no need to be. It's just this month's (rather hefty, if I do say so myself...at least for me) ort blob! Its heft is helped by some yarn scraps from the provisional cast-on of Juneberry and some yarn winding.
A geek is "a person who is single-minded or accomplished in scientific or technical pursuits"; "a person with an unusual or odd personality".
I'm a programmer, but I consider needlework a very "technical" pursuit.