Friday, 28 December 2012

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

Geeky Girls Knit ~ a Mamma/Daughter video podcast for fans of all things knitting & geeky ~*~ Show Notes and Find out more on our website http://geekygirlsknit.blogspot.com/

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!

Thursday, 20 December 2012

Episode 17 - In Which the Alpacalypse & Christmas Are Coming



Show Notes:

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

C.C. -
~Secret Project

Finished Projects -
C.C. -
~All the Shades of Truth on US7 (4.5mm), Kraemer Yarns Perfection in Sprout, Fluff, Butterfly, Valentine, & Bloom
~Bow Tie on US5 (3.75mm), leftover red yarn

Damaris -
~none

Yummies (our current favorite things) -
C.C. -
~Keep Calm & Knit On iPhone cover
~Sock Yarn One-Skein Wonders: 101 Patterns That Go Way Beyond Socks!

Damaris -
~see below

Both
~The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey movie
~Doctor Who, Series 6 & 7

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 -
~War Horse by Michael Morpurgo

C.C. -
~Yesterday's Gone: Season One by Sean Platt & David Wright

Both -
~Arrow
~Person of Interest
~Elementary
~Fringe
~NCIS

Trivia -
~We're changing things up a bit for Trivia. Over a 6 week period, we'll ask a trivia question each week.
~****You can submit your answer via email to geekygirlsknit@thealmons.com or via PM to JavaPurl (that's C.C.) on Ravelry.****
~If you don't get a confirmation of your response within 24 hours, resend it because you know how technology can be sometimes.
~The deadline to answer each week's question will be Wednesday at 12:00noon (central time).
~Everyone that submits the correct answer each week will receive one entry into the prize drawing (so you have the potential to have six entries in the drawing).
~On December 26th, we'll choose the winner (or depending on how many entries we have, winners) and announce them and their prize on the podcast.

~Last week's question & answer: Name this show, episode, & who says this quote:
Person #1: "Come on. We're boys! And you know what boys say in the face of danger?"
Person #2: "What?"
Person #1: "Mummy!"
The answer: Doctor Who: A Christmas Carol, said by The Doctor & Kazranas as a child.
~Congrats to Enid, jordybear614, fourpeanuts, & dartfrog911 for answering the question correctly & receiving 1 entry into the prize drawing.

~This week's question: 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."
~Deadline to answer is Wednesday 12/26 at 12:00noon (central time).
~****You can submit your answer via email to geekygirlsknit@thealmons.com or via PM to JavaPurl (that's C.C.) on Ravelry.****

Misc. -
Merry Christmas! Happy Holidays! May your days be merry & bright! Enjoy your family & friends!

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!

Episode 17 - In Which the Alpacalypse & Christmas Are Coming (iTunes)

Geeky Girls Knit ~ a Mamma/Daughter video podcast for fans of all things knitting & geeky ~*~ Show Notes and Find out more on our website http://geekygirlsknit.blogspot.com/

Thursday, 13 December 2012

Episode 16 - In Which We're Counting the Days (iTunes)

Geeky Girls Knit ~ a Mamma/Daughter video podcast for fans of all things knitting & geeky ~*~ Show Notes and Find out more on our website http://geekygirlsknit.blogspot.com/

Episode 16 - In Which We're Counting the Days



Show Notes:

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

C.C. -
~Secret Project
~All the Shades of Truth on US7 (4.5mm), Kraemer Yarns Perfection in Sprout, Fluff, Butterfly, Valentine, & Bloom

Finished Projects -
C.C. -
~Bat Hat on US4 (3.5mm), Hobby Lobby I Love This Yarn! Solids in Peacock & Lion Brand Vanna's Choice Solids & Twists in Cranberry

Damaris -
~Joan H. Watson, Army Woman (aka Susie Rogers' Reading Mitts) on US5 (3.75mm), Pagewood Farm U-Knitted Nations Swagger Light in Army Girl colorway

Yummies (our current favorite things) -
C.C. -
~my Chromebook is home from the repair shop
~Doctor Who, Series 6

Damaris -
~Doctor Who Needle Nook from Slipped Stitch Studios

Both
~countdown to The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey movie ~ coming 12/14/12
~Polar Express
~Star Trek Into Darkness ~ coming 5/17/13


~Cabin Pressure ~ Series 4 coming 1/9/13

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 -
~War Horse by Michael Morpurgo

C.C. -
~Rain Dance by Joy DeKok

Both -
~Arrow
~Person of Interest
~Elementary
~Fringe
~NCIS

Trivia -
~We're changing things up a bit for Trivia. Over a 6 week period, we'll ask a trivia question each week.
~****You can submit your answer via email to geekygirlsknit@thealmons.com or via PM to JavaPurl (that's C.C.) on Ravelry.****
~If you don't get a confirmation of your response within 24 hours, resend it because you know how technology can be sometimes.
~The deadline to answer each week's question will be Wednesday at 12:00noon (central time).
~Everyone that submits the correct answer each week will receive one entry into the prize drawing (so you have the potential to have six entries in the drawing).
~On December 26th, we'll choose the winner (or depending on how many entries we have, winners) and announce them and their prize on the podcast.

~Last week's question & answer: Name the movie & the two characters who have this dialogue exchange:
Person #1: "That's the problem with girls - you can't carry a map in your heads."
Person #2: "That's because our heads have something in them."
The answer: The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian, said by Peter & Lucy
~Congrats to Enid, jordybear614, fourpeanuts, & iggystar for answering the question correctly & receiving 1 entry into the prize drawing.

~This week's question: Name this show, episode, & who says this quote:
Person #1: "Come on. We're boys! And you know what boys say in the face of danger?"
Person #2: "What?"
Person #1: "Mummy!"
~Deadline to answer is Wednesday 12/19 at 12:00noon (central time).
~****You can submit your answer via email to geekygirlsknit@thealmons.com or via PM to JavaPurl (that's C.C.) on Ravelry.****

Misc. -
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!