Thursday, 11 April 2013

Episode 33 ~ In Which We Commiserate



Show Notes:

On the Needles -
Damaris -
~Dr. Joan H. Watson's Jumper on US4 (3.5mm), Berroco Vintage in the Oats colorway [We need suggestions for interchangeable needles after the big NEEDLE KERFUFFLE!!!! of 2013.]

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 -

~Nothing to See Here

Yummies (our current favorite things) -

~Winners of my Rescue Me, Chin Boy, and Show Me the Stars (Doctor Who Inspired Socks) refund (get the pattern for free) contest - Paula, Coleen3, & Fluzz
~Happy Hand Lotion for Knitters from Happy Hands Store on Etsy - my favorite scents are Hippie Chick and Spicy Pumpkin
~April Photo Challenge via Instagram hosted by FatMumSlim
~Time with our family in New Mexico
~Doctor Who 50th Anniversary - Matt Smith Hanging from the TARDIS
~Series 3 of BBC Sherlock - Pics of Benedict & Martin - SQUEE!!!!!

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

~Doctor Who: Summer Falls by Amelia Williams

~Arrow - 1.19 Unfinished Business - Next is 1.20 Home Invasion on 24/04/13

~Psych - 7.6 Cirque du Soul - Next is 7.7 Deez Nups on 10/04/13

~Person of Interest - 2.19 Trojan Horse - Next is 2.20 In Extremis on 18/04/13

~Elementary - 1.19 Snow Angels - Next is 1.20 Dead Man's Switch on 25/04/13
AMBUCLYDE!!!!!! & How Sherlock Talks to Watson

~Revolution - 1.13 The Song Remains the Same - Next is 1.14 The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia on 15/04/13

~NCIS - 10.20 Chasing Ghosts - Next is 10.21 Berlin on 23/04/13

~Doctor Who - 7.8 The Rings of Akhaten - Next is 7.9 Cold War on 13/04/13
Take My Memories. No Time. No Space. Just Me. & The Doctor's Soliloquy

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. -

~Geeky Girls Knit Virtual Knit Night (VKN), Friday night the 12th at 6pm (central time) - watch Plurk, Twitter, & Ravelry for the link
~Thank you to the Dragonfly Soars Podcast and the Wolfe Farms 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!