Thursday, 6 June 2013

Episode 41 ~ In Which What? What?



Show Notes:

On the Needles -
Damaris -
~Dr. Joan H. Watson's Jumper on US4 (3.5mm), Berroco Vintage in the Oats colorway - on sleeve #2!

C.C. -
~All Washed Up Washcloths for Scotland - Set 2 on US 6 (4.0mm), in I Love This Cotton! Ombres & Prints in the Camelot colorway

~Still Deciding On Name (based on Zombie the Podcaster) on US 10 (6.0mm), see project page for yarns

Finished Projects -
Damaris -
~None

C.C. -
~Doctor Who Baby Blanket on US 6 (4.0mm), check project pages for yarns

Yummies (our current favorite things) -

~Geeky Girls Knit Buttons - $1.50 in the US shipping cost, outside the US - contact for price, email geekygirlsknit@thealmons.com or PM me on Ravelry JavaPurl - first 28 paid receive them, then we’ll order more

~Stash Dash in The Knit Girllls Podcast group. C.C. is participating. Are you?

~gifted a pattern by stitchinoutloud (Cat) - Argylers Handwarmers by Sarah Wilson

~gifted a pattern by fraydele (Kim) - Pandorica socks by Heatherly Walker

~gifted a pattern by crojulee (Julee) - Cables, How I love thee socks by Julee Reeves (her own pattern)

~yarn I won from Diane of the Knitabulls podcast

~podcast app for Kindle Fire - DoggCatcher Podcast Player (some of the settings have to be changed to make it work to play blip.tv podcasts, if you purchase it and need help, please feel free to contact me)

~Scotland update - Fundraiser on our website with prize giveaways - http://scotland.thealmons.com

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 Casebook of Sherlock Holmes (short story collection) - this is the last of the books and then we'll start watching the Jeremy Brett version of Sherlock Holmes

~Moonblood (Tales of Goldstone Wood Book #3) 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 - 7.14 No Trout About It (Season Finale)

~Merlin - 5.13 The Diamond of the Day: Part Two (Series Finale)

~Revolution - 1.20 The Dark Tower (Season Finale)

~Defiance - 1.8 Goodbye Blue Sky - Next is 1.9 I Just Wasn't Made for These Times on 09/06/13

~Warehouse 13 - 4.15 Instinct - Next is 4.16 Runaway on 09/06/13

~Continuum - returns with new season on Friday 07/06/13 in US

~Doctor Who - spoiler news

May Geeky KAL -

*2 winners announced. If you're one of them, contact us please.

June Color KAL -

*Runs from June 1st through June 30th

*Any project counts as long as it contains your favorite color

*Your project can have been begun before June 1st as long as you actually work on it and complete it in the month of June

*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 project you finish and 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 project in the Ravelry thread for June Color 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 GGK2013JuneColorKAL

*Thread will be locked the morning of 1st July and winner drawn on the next podcast following that.

*There is a June Color KAL Chatter Thread on Ravelry so we can encourage each other along the way.

Misc. -

~200 member prize draw coming soon - currently at 173 members

~Geeky Girls Knit Virtual Knit Night (VKN); 2 per month (the first Friday at 1pm central and the third Friday at 6pm central); will announce in Ravelry group if we will start this week or not

~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!