Thursday, 18 April 2013

Episode 34 ~ In Which We Love Our Yummies & You Too!



Show Notes:

On the Needles -
Damaris -
~Dr. Joan H. Watson's Jumper on US4 (3.5mm), Berroco Vintage in the Oats colorway

~Yarn-bombing Mamma's headphones with Mondial Vulcano in the multi-color 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 -
Damaris -
~Preemie Hat on US 2.5 (3.0mm), in Schachenmayr SMC Bravo Rainbow Color in the Circus colorway

C.C. -
~Graham Hat on US 6 (4.0mm) & US 8 (5.0mm), in I Love This Wool! Naturals in the Umber colorway

Yummies (our current favorite things) -

~Uber - Sugar Maple Sock from Heather (boutrosbabe) at Highland Handmades - what sock pattern should I knit with it?

~new interchangeable needles (we decided on the KnitPicks Options Interchangeable Nickel Plated Circular Knitting Needle Set arriving Thursday - thanks for the suggestions!

~Scotland update ~ passports & Damaris’ birth certificate & thus her passport

~Amy (knitnmom) - Terrific Tuesday Blog Link-Up - More details here

~new haircuts

~SPOILER about NCIS season finale

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) and The Valley of Fear

~Bread & Wine: A Love Letter to Life Around the Table with Recipes by Shauna Niequist

~Heartless (Tales of Goldstone Wood Book #1) by Anne Elisabeth Stengl (planning to read the rest of the series including Starflower (Tales of Goldstone Wood Book #4) sent to us by Angie (Sundaisy920)

~Psych - 7.7 Deez Nups - Next is 7.8 Right Turn or Left for Dead on 17/04/13

~Revolution - preempted for news about Boston - will return with 1.14 The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia on 22/04/13

~Defiance - 1.1 Pilot - Next is 1.2 Down in the Ground Where the Dead Men Go on 22/04/13

~Doctor Who - 7.9 Cold War - Next is 7.10 Hide on 20/04/13

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 19th at 6pm (central time)
*Tuesday afternoon the 23rd at 1pm (central time)
*watch Plurk, Twitter, Facebook, & Ravelry for the link

~Thank you to the Penguin Soup 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!