Thursday, 25 October 2012

Episode 9 - In Which There Are Planes, Doctors, & a Lemon



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. -
~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
~New Shawl Design (by ME!!!!) on US8 (5mm), Knit One Crochet Too 2nd Time Cotton in White Tea & Amethyst (I'll be publishing this pattern. I'll keep you updated!)

Finished Projects -
C.C. -
~Cowl on US8 (5.0mm), Katia Azteca in 7815 colorway (this is a finished project from 2011)

Damaris -
~Lemon from Lemonlime Pattern on US4 (3.5mm), I Love This Yarn in Buttercup colorway

Yummies (our current favorite things) -
C.C. -
~chocolate, Starbucks gift card, and pink sparkly bag from Secret Sister swap at our LYS Yarnies

Damaris -
~Doctor Who Club set from Slipped Stitch Studios from her G-Pa and B-Ma (C.C.'s parents) for her birthday/just because

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. -
~Heartless (Tales of Goldstone Wood) by Anne Elisabeth Stengl

Both -
~Arrow
~Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
~Person of Interest
~Elementary
~Once Upon a Time
~NCIS
~NCIS: Los Angeles
~Congrats to Sherlock for winning the Crime Thriller Awards TV Dagger for Best TV Series, to Benedict Cumberbatch for winning The Best Actor Dagger, and to Martin Freeman for winning The Best Supporting Actor Dagger. (And special thanks to Enid Mary Shaw for letting us know on our Facebook page!)

Trivia -
Winner of our trivia question from last week is Amy (knitnmom on Ravelry). Congrats Amy! The question was: What is Matt Smith's (the current Doctor in Doctor Who) connection to BBC's Sherlock? The correct answer was: He auditioned for the role of John Watson but didn't get it because Steven Moffat thought his eccentric acting style was closer to the Holmes character which had already been given to Benedict Cumberbatch.
This week's question: 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? ****Post your answer to this week's trivia question from the vidcast in the episode 9 thread in our Ravelry group.****

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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