Thursday, 4 April 2013

Episode 32 ~ In Which Squee!!!!!!!, It’s Doctor Who!



Show Notes:

On the Needles -
Damaris -
~Dr. Joan H. Watson's Jumper on US6 (4.0mm), Berroco Vintage in the Oats colorway

C.C. -
~Currently Unnamed Baby Blanket Design on US5 (3.75mm), in leftover soft baby color yarns
~There and Back Again Socks on US 1.5 (2.5mm), Knit Picks Comfy Fingering Weight in the Bison & Peony colorways

Finished Projects -
C.C. -
~Level Up Socks on US 1.5 (2.5mm), Knit Picks Stroll Tonal in the Summer Blooms Tonal colorway
~Rescue Me, Chin Boy, and Show Me the Stars (Doctor Who inspired socks) on US 1 (2.25 mm), Kraemer Yarns Sterling Silk & Silver in the Victorian Dusk colorway
Released on Friday, March 29, 2013, just in time for Doctor Who Series 7 Part 2 which airs beginning Saturday, March 30, 2013.
Huge thanks to my amazing test knitters: Amy (Knitnmom), Julee (Crojulee), and Jennie (javajennie)
For the first week after this pattern releases, after you purchase this pattern, send me a private message on Ravelry (send the private message to JavaPurl) with the Ravelry username of 1 person you want to gift this pattern to and I will gift it to them (and let them know you’re the one who gave it to them) for FREE!!!!! I will process all of the free gifted pattern by midnight (central time) on April 10th.
In addition, for the first week after this pattern releases, for every 10 purchases of this pattern, I will do a random number generator and the chosen number/person will receive a refund of the purchase price of this pattern. I will announce everyone who is a winner (who will receive a refund) on the Geeky Girls Knit Podcast on Wednesday, April 10, 2013 and will process all the refunds by midnight (central time) on April 10th.
Both of these offers are valid from Friday, March 29, 2013 through Saturday, April 6, 2013 at midnight (central time) only. You must contact me no later than midnight (central time) on April 6th if you purchase the pattern and want to gift it to a friend for free. After that time, the offer will no longer be valid.

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

Yummies (our current favorite things) -

C.C. -
~Call the Midwife
~Midsomer Murders
~burgundy hair


Damaris -
~Whales


Both -
~traveling to see family this weekend

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!


~The Complete Sherlock Holmes: All 4 Novels and 56 Short Stories - The Return of Sherlock Holmes (short story collection)
~Doctor Who: The Angel's Kiss: A Melody Malone Mystery by Justin Richards
~Arrow - 1.18 Salvation - Next is 1.19 Unfinished Business on 03/04/13
~Psych - 7.5 100 Clues - Next is 7.6 Cirque du Soul on 03/04/13
~Revolution - 1.12 Ghosts - Next is 1.13 The Song Remains the Same on 08/04/13
~Doctor Who - 7.7 The Bells of Saint John - Next is 7.8 The Rings of Akhaten on 06/04/13





From ecclebutt

March Hat KAL -

*21 finished hats (plus my 6 hats) = 27 hats total!!!!! Amazing for our first KAL!
*Winners are: Smalltownjen and beaglemomknitter

April UFO KAL -

*Any project counts as long as it was started before 11:59pm (central time) on Sunday, March 31, 2013
*The project then must be completed by Tuesday, April 30, 2013
*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 UFO 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 finished UFO in the Ravelry thread for April UFO 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 GGK2013AprilUFOKAL
*Thread will be locked the morning of 1st May and winner drawn on the next podcast following that.
*There will also be an April UFO KAL Chatter thread on Ravelry so we can encourage each other along the way.

Misc. -

~If you're interested in a Geeky Girls Knit Virtual Knit Night (VKN), please go vote in the polls on Ravelry - http://www.ravelry.com/discuss/geeky-girls-knit-podcast/2519702
~Thank you to the KnerdGirl Knits Podcast and the Yarnivore Podcast for the shout outs in your most recent episodes. Love!
~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
~ 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!