Thursday, 7 February 2013

Episode 24 - In Which We're A Little Off



Show Notes:

On the Needles -
Damaris -
~Preemie Hat on US2.5 (3.0mm), Schachenmayr SMC Bravo Rainbow Color in Circus colorway

C.C. -
~Junction Shawl for Mom A. on US5 (3.75mm), Knit Picks Comfy Fingering Weight in the Bison & Peony colorways
~Currently Unnamed Baby Blanket Design on US5 (3.75mm), in leftover soft baby color yarns

Finished Projects -
C.C. -
~None but if you have suggestions for repairing her sock catastrophe, please let her know

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

Yummies (our current favorite things) -

C.C. -
~Knitting Rules!: The Yarn Harlot's Bag of Knitting Tricks by Stephanie Pearl-McPhee


Damaris -
~see both below


Both -
~Buffy the Vampire Slayer
~Wonka Sweetarts Valentine's Hearts
~Cabin Pressure: the Collected Series (download for free here: http://nikolai-tesla.livejournal.com/523.html). Series 4 continues on Wednesday, February 13, 2013 with Episode 4.6 Yverdon-Les-Bains & you can listen live at http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/. 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 -
~see below

C.C. -
~see below

Both -
~The Complete Sherlock Holmes: All 4 Novels and 56 Short Stories - we're just finishing The Sign of the Four
~Arrow - 1.12 Vertigo - Next Up is 1.13 Betrayal on 2/6/13
~Person of Interest - 2.13 Dead Reckoning - Next Up is 2.14 One Percent on 2/7/13
~Elementary - 1.13 The Red Team & Bonus Episode 1.14 The Deductionist - Next Up is 1.15 A Giant Gun, Filled With Drugs on 2/7/13
~Merlin - 5.5 The Disir - Next Up is 5.6 The Dark Tower on 2/8/13
~Bunheads - 1.15 Take the Vicuna - Next Up is 1.16 There's Nothing Worse Than a Pant Suit on 2/11/13 - If you're a fan, come join the Bunheads TV Show Ravelry Group that C.C. leads.
~Continuum - 1.4 Matter of Time - Next Up is 1.5 A Test of Time on 2/11/13
~NCIS - we'll cover 10.14 Canary from 2/5/13 in next week's podcast

Trivia -

~New Trivia Contest ~ 8 Weeks. 8 Questions. 1 Winner.
~****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.
~On February 27th, we'll choose the winner and announce them and their prize on the podcast.

~Last week's question: Name the classic movie this quote is from: "He's so handsome...just like his reward posters."
~The answer: Robin Hood
~Congratulations to a1dawen, Angeiship, Freddy, & Enid for answering the question correctly & earning 1 entry in the drawing!

~This week's question: Which actor that played one of the Lovegood's in Harry Potter portrayed a fairy tale character in a mini-series about pirates? What fairy tale character did he play? (total of 2 entries possible this week)
~Deadline to answer is Wednesday 2/13 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. We're getting close to 80 now! 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!