Thursday, 14 March 2013

Episode 29 ~ In Which It’s Pajama Day & There’s Kisses



Show Notes:

On the Needles -
Damaris -
~Sherlock Scarf on US7 (4.5mm), Cascade Yarns Cascade 220 in the Midnight Blue colorway

C.C. -
~Hibernating - Currently Unnamed Baby Blanket Design on US5 (3.75mm), in leftover soft baby color yarns
~Camden Cap for Me on US 5 (3.75 mm) & US 6 (4.0 mm), Kraemer Yarns Perfection Worsted in the Quartz & Sky colorways
~A Hat for Dad W. on US 6 (4.0mm), Yarn Bee Soft Secret in the Fog & Navy colorways

Finished Projects -
C.C. -
~Camden Cap for Momma W. on US 5 (3.75 mm) & US 6 (4.0 mm), Kraemer Yarns Perfection Worsted in the Quartz & Sky colorways
~Camden Cap for Damaris on US 5 (3.75 mm) & US 6 (4.0 mm), Kraemer Yarns Perfection Worsted in the Quartz & Sky colorways

Damaris -
~None

Yummies (our current favorite things) -

C.C. -
~Design your own OOAK Jewelry Roll in Dainty Blossoms with Pink Polka interior fabrics from ShadowValleyBags on Etsy
~J.J. Heller Loved CD Review and Giveaway on my blog
~first time ever to receive a RAP - Kim (knittinbrit) gifted me Heather’s (boutrosbabe) new pattern - Level Up Socks
~Star Trek: Enterprise
~Torchwood: Miracle Day


Damaris -
~her new vlog ~ The Adventures of Moving to Scotland
~new haircut
~bought yarn
~Buffy the Vampire Slayer ~ The Body


Both -
~Sherlock - Series 4 confirmed
~more Disney animated movies - The Sword in the Stone, Winnie the Pooh (2011), Atlantis: The Lost Empire

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 - The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes (short story collection) & The Hound of the Baskervilles

C.C. -
~The Complete Sherlock Holmes: All 4 Novels and 56 Short Stories - The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes (short story collection) & The Hound of the Baskervilles
~Waterfall, Cascade, Torrent, Bourne, & Tributary (River of Time Series) by Lisa T. Bergren

We’re changing up the way we talk about tv. We’ll be hitting the high points (or low points) of the episode that impacts us rather than doing full recaps of the episodes. We felt overwhelmed trying to keep up with all the recaps, so we’re going to try it this way instead.

Both -
~Psych - 7.2 Juliet Takes a Luvah - Next is 7.3 Lassie Jerky on 13/03/13
~Person of Interest - 2.17 Proteus - Next is 2.18 All In on 14/03/13
~Once Upon a Time - 2.16 The Miller's Daughter - Next is 2.17 Welcome to Storybrooke on 17/03/13
~Continuum - 1.9 Family Time - Next is 1.10 End Times on 18/03/13 (season finale!)

March Hat KAL -

*Any hat pattern is acceptable
*Any hat counts as long as you start & finish it in March
*Feel free to double-dip in other KALs as long as it fits in with other rules
*At least 1 prize will be awarded, maybe more depending on how many participants we have
*Each hat you finish & post counts as 1 entry into the giveaway
*Must be a member of the Geeky Girls Knit Podcast group on Ravelry to participate (if you’re not on Ravelry, contact me & we’ll make other arrangements)
*Must post a finished photo of each hat in the Ravelry thread for March Hat KAL ~ FO Pics Only (No Chatter) (if you’re not on Ravelry, contact me & we’ll make other arrangements) & tag your project page with the following tag GGK2013MarchHatKAL
*Thread will be locked the morning of 1st April and winner drawn on the next podcast following that.
*There will also be a March Hat KAL Chatter thread on Ravelry so we can encourage each other along the way.
*Carolyn from the Girlfriends Knitting Podcast has released two baby hat patterns (Little Boy Blue - Simple Hat & Cat's in the Cradle). You can use this coupon code for $1 off - gfkkal. She’s also having a KAL in her Ravelry group that you can enter your hat in along with the GGK Hat KAL.

Misc. -

~Scotland update
~Huge congrats to Ravelry on their 3 millionth member!
~A big thank you to Dawn (knittinwolf) from the Wolfe Farms podcast for the shout out in their latest episode.
~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
~ 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
~ her vlog ~ The Adventures of Moving to Scotland

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!