Thursday, 1 November 2012

Episode 10 - In Which It's Halloween & We're Not Dressed Up (but Damaris wishes she was)



Show Notes:

On the Needles -
Damaris -
~I'm mad enough to knit socks (aka Two At A Time Toe Up Socks) on US4 (3.5mm), SMC Bravo Jacquard Color in Rainbow colorway

C.C. -
~New Shawl Design to be named Striations (by ME!!!!) on US8 (5mm), Universal Yarn Classic Worsted Impressions in 4914 (I've seen it called both Pacific and Civil War. It's discontinued so I'm not sure) & Universal Yarn Classic Shades in Storm Clouds (I'll be publishing this pattern. I'll keep you updated!)

Finished Projects -
C.C. -
~New Shawl Design to be named Striations (by ME!!!!) on US8 (5mm), Knit One Crochet Too 2nd Time Cotton in White Tea & Amethyst (I'll be publishing this pattern soon. I'll keep you updated!)
~Junction ~ Leethal Mystery Shawl KAL on US5 (3.75mm), Crystal Palace Yarns Panda Superwash in Bittersweet colorway, Knit One Crochet Too Crock-O-Dye in Candy colorway, & Lucci Yarn Sequins in Cranberry (except it's not Cranberry, it's more like Hot Pink!!!!! But definitely Not Cranberry!!!!!) colorway

Damaris -
~None

Yummies (our current favorite things) -
C.C. -
~rewatching Alias
~Starbucks/Hobby Lobby date wit Russ
~possible yarn for a Striations shawl for myself is Ella Rae Rimini in Mint Green, Light Yellow, & Pink colorways; this yarn is a DK weight and the other yarns I've used for the shawl have been medium (worsted and/or aran) weight; would love opinions on the weight compared to what I've already used as well as the color combination


Damaris -
~Doctor Who Tardis lights

~Wear Sherlock BBC

What We're Reading & Watching -
Please be aware that we do discuss recent tv show episodes that have aired in the last week or so. This is your spoiler warning!
Damaris -
~rereading Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling
~waiting for Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll from the library

C.C. -
~Open Season by Archer Mayor
~Long Time Coming by Edie Claire

Both -
~Arrow
~Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
~Person of Interest
~Elementary
~Fringe
~Once Upon a Time
~Revolution
~NCIS
~NCIS: Los Angeles

Trivia -
Winner of our trivia question from last week is Amy (knitnmom on Ravelry). Congrats Amy! The question was: In Once Upon a Time, there is a clue that changes weekly that is hidden somewhere in the episode. It gives a nod to the theme of the current episode. What is it and where is it located? The correct answer was: The scene behind the opening title in the credits changes. For example, in The Crocodile, it was Captain Hook's ship and in Broken, it was the wraith drifting through the forest.
This week's question: In the Harry Potter movies, Richard Harris originally did not intend to take the role of Dumbledore. Why and what changed his mind? ****Post your answer to this week's trivia question from the vidcast in the episode 10 thread in our Ravelry group.****

Misc. -
We are open to receiving products for review (yarn, project bags, needles, patterns, books, etc.) and/or hosting giveaways on our podcast. We're also open to having show sponsors. If you and/or your company are interested, please either email us at geekygirlsknit@thealmons.com or contact C.C. on Ravelry via private message.

Find Us Online -
C.C. -
~ on Ravelry as JavaPurl
~ C.C.'s Knitting Designs on Ravelry
~ on Twitter as cc_almon
~ on Instagram as cc_almon
~ her blog ~ I'm On My Way ~ my journey as a Christ follower, wife, Mamma, knitter, & fibromyalgia fighter

Damaris -
~ on Ravelry as damaris-abitweird
~ on Twitter as d_isabitweird
~ on Tumblr
~ on Instagram as d_isabitweird
~ her blog ~ Damaris Is A Bit Crafty

Geeky Girls Knit -
~ our Ravelry group ~ Geeky Girls Knit Podcast
~ on Twitter as geekygirlsknit
~ our Facebook page
~ email us: geekygirlsknit@thealmons.com
~ on iTunes
~ on YouTube

Until next time,
Happy Knitting!

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