Thursday, 10 January 2013

Episode 20 - In Which Being a Part of a Fandom Means Tears

Show Notes:

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

C.C. -
~2nd Tristan Hat on US6 (4.0mm), Rowan Baby Merino Silk DK in the Bluebird colorway

Finished Projects -
C.C. -
~1st Tristan Hat on US6 (4.0mm), Rowan Baby Merino Silk DK in the Bluebird colorway
~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

Damaris -

Yummies (our current favorite things) -
C.C. -
~circular needle case made for me by my secret sister Judy
~Torchwood: Children of Earth
~new hair color

Damaris -
~Cabin Pressure: the Collected Series (download the first three series for free here: Series 4 continues on Wednesday, January 16, 2013 & you can listen live at Check the time in your time zone (it's 12:30pm central time for us) so you don't miss it!

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 -
~The Complete Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle (this includes all 4 novels & all the short story collections & it's free for the Kindle!!!)

C.C. -
~A Ring of Endless Light by Madeleine L'Engle
~A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle

Both -
~Person of Interest
~Once Upon a Time
~Bunheads - If you're a fan, come join the Bunheads TV Show Ravelry Group that C.C. leads.

Trivia -

~New Trivia Contest ~ 8 Weeks. 8 Questions. 1 Winner.
~****You can submit your answer via email to 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.
~On February 27th, we'll choose the winner and announce them and their prize on the podcast.

~Last week's question: Name this show, episode title, & the two people who say these lines:
Person #1: "First officer leaves through nearest exit. Captain writes CAPTAIN on forehead with lipstick, dons cap, enters cabin"?
Person #2: "In unlikely event of captain non-recognition, captain doffs cap, gestures to lipstick inscription."
~The answer: Spoken by Martin & Douglas in Cabin Pressure in episode 1.6 Fitton
~Congratulations to Enid for answering the question correctly & earning an entry in the drawing!

~This week's question: Name as many actors as you can that have appeared in both Doctor Who (2005 to Present) and Merlin (2008 to 2012). We found 23. Each correct answer is 1 entry in the drawing. If you find all 23, you get 5 bonus entries. If you find an answer we missed, you get 2 entries for that answer.
~Deadline to answer is Wednesday 1/16 at 12:00noon (central time).
~****You can submit your answer via email to 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 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:
~ on iTunes
~ on YouTube

Until next time,
Happy Knitting!