Friday, 28 December 2012

Episode 18 - In Which We Talk Socks, Fringe, Christmas Gifts, Snowmen, & Clara



Show Notes:

On the Needles -
Damaris -
~More Socks on US4 (3.5mm), Knit Picks Brava Sport in Rouge colorway

C.C. -
~Mix Match Leftover Socks on US1 (2.25mm), Regia Design Line by Kristin Nicholas Garden Effects in Flower Garden colorway & Vice Sockalicious in Amazingly Amy colorway

Finished Projects -
C.C. -
~Secret Project

Damaris -
~Star Struck Headband on US7 (4.5mm), Pagewood Farm U-Knitted Nations Swagger Light in Army Girl colorway

Yummies (our current favorite things) -
C.C. -
~Christmas Gifts:
~Kindle Fire HD
~Living Water gift cards
~We redeemed our Living Water gift cards for Nicaragua which is where our Compassion International sponsored child Karla lives.

Damaris -
~Christmas Gifts:
~Kindle Fire
~Monopoly: Dr. Who Edition
~Doctor Who Sonic Screwdriver Wii Remote
~I Believe in Sherlock Holmes Bracelet
~Fandom Nail Polish: Sherlock Mind Palace, Melody Malone aka River Song (Doctor Who), & Barefoot on the Moon (Doctor Who)
~Doctor Who Knee High Socks
~Sherlock Button Set

Both
~Cabin Pressure: the Collected Series (download the first three series for free here: http://nikolai-tesla.livejournal.com/523.html)

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 -
~nothing at the moment

C.C. -
~A Year of Biblical Womanhood: How a Liberated Woman Found Herself Sitting on Her Roof, Covering Her Head, and Calling Her Husband "Master" by Rachel Held Evans

Both -
~Fringe
~Doctor Who Christmas Special The Snowmen


Trivia -
~Last week's question & answer: Name this movie & who says this quote in it:
"Folks, I have an announcement to make. An announcement. And I want you all to be the first to know. I don't know if the best things happen while you're dancing or whether they just happen in Vermont."
The answer: White Christmas, said by Phil.
~Congrats to knitnmom for answering the question correctly & receiving 1 entry into the prize drawing.


The 6 weeks are over and it's time to chose our winner. Here is the list of entries:

And here is the winner chosen by the random number generator:

Congratulations jordybear614!!!!!! You are the winner of the Trivia Giveaway!!!!! We sent your prize to you. We'll share on the podcast next week what the prize was so you'll get a chance to see your prize and be surprised. :) Congrats!

Stay tuned for a new trivia contest in the new year!

Misc. -
Happy New Year! See you in 2013!

We'll be doing a prize drawing when we have 100 members in our Ravelry group. By being a member of the group, you will be entered in the drawing. So, now is the perfect time to join if you haven't already.

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!