Thursday, 14 February 2013

Episode 25 ~ In Which There’s Magic & Something Big Is Coming

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. -

Damaris -

Yummies (our current favorite things) -

C.C. -
~my new silver Samsung Chromebook
~pink Knit Love decal for my Chromebook from Lewa's Designs on Etsy

Damaris -
~card & chocolate from our sweet friend & viewer Enid
~Lucy's Cordial Necklace (from the Chronicles of Narnia) rediscovered in a box of her treasures :)
~221B decal for her new to her Chromebook from Perfectly Aligned on Etsy
~Damaris now has a tumblr ~

Both -
~more Disney animated movies ~ Peter Pan, 101 Dalmatians, & Lady and the Tramp
~Cabin Pressure: the Collected Series (download for free here:

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: All 4 Novels and 56 Short Stories - we're just finishing The Sign of the Four

C.C. -
~Inspiration and Incarnation: Evangelicals and the Problem of the Old Testament by Peter Enns
~Free-Range Knitter: The Yarn Harlot Writes Again by Stephanie Pearl-McPhee

Both -
~NCIS - 10.14 Canary - Next is 10.15 Hereafter on 2/19/13
~Arrow - 1.13 Betrayal - Next is 1.14 The Odyssey on 2/13/13
~Person of Interest - 2.14 One Percent - Next is 2.15 Booked Solid on 2/14/13
~Elementary - 1.15 A Giant Gun, Filled with Drugs - Next is 1.16 Details on 2/14/13
~Merlin - 5.6 The Dark Tower - Next is 5.7 A Lesson in Vengeance on 2/15/13
~Once Upon a Time - 2.13 Tiny - Next is 2.14 Manhattan on 2/17/13
~Bunheads - 1.16 There's Nothing Worse Than a Pantsuit - Next is 1.17 It's Not a Mint on 2/18/13 - If you're a fan, come join the Bunheads TV Show Ravelry Group that C.C. leads.
~Continuum - 1.5 A Test of Time - Next is 1.6 Time's Up on 2/18/13

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: 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?
~The answer: Rhys Ifans played Captain Hook in Neverland
~Congratulations to a1dawen, Angeiship, & fourpeanuts for answering the question correctly & earning 2 entries in the drawing!

~This week's question: Joss Whedon's production company is called Mutant Enemy. Who provides the voice of their mascot who says "Grrr...Arrgh"?
~Deadline to answer is Wednesday 2/20 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. 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 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!