Thursday, 25 July 2013

Episode 48 ~ In Which There’s Videos Galore



Show Notes:

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

C.C. -
~Drizzle for Me on US5 (3.75mm), Berroco Geode in the Moss Agate colorway

~leethal Adventure Knit-a-long! Gold Route on US4 (3.5mm), Cormo Fingering in Grey colorway

~leethal Adventure Knit-a-long! Orange Trail on US3 (3.25mm), Crystal Palace Yarns Panda Superwash in the Bittersweet colorway and Knit One, Crochet Too Crock-O-Dye in the Candy colorway

~leethal Adventure Knit-a-long! Green Byway on US1.5 (2.5mm), Farmhouse Yarns Fannie's Fingering Weight in Clay colorway

Finished Projects -
Damaris -
~Sir JARVIS the Cephalopod on US8 (5.0mm), Lion Brand Vanna's Choice Prints in the Charcoal Print colorway and Hobby Lobby I Love This Yarn! Solids in the Soft Blue colorway

C.C. -
~None

Yummies (our current favorite things) -

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


~Rewatched The Chronicles Of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe, The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian, & The Chronicles of Narnia: Voyage Of The Dawn Treader,
finished watching Granada's The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes,
watching Agatha Christie's Marple &
continuing the grand rewatching of all 7 series of Doctor Who before the 50th anniversary in November - in series 5

~Nothing to Prove - Geek Girls & the Doubleclicks


~SPOILER! BBC Sherlock

~BBC Proms Doctor Who





~Comic Con stalking






~The 12th Doctor Audition Scripts - http://doctorwhotv.co.uk/the-12th-doctor-audition-scripts-51955.htm

~Instagram GGK Crafty Photo A Day Challenge - #GGKCraftyPAD - more details here

We're picking our favorite 2 each day to share with you (plus my pic from each day).







If you have suggestions for August prompts, please let us know. We'll be working on pulling the prompts together in the next couple of days.

~Scotland update - Countdown continues! Fundraiser on our website with prize giveaways (jewelry, knitting patterns, hand knitted items, Doctor Who items, books, etc.). Winners of the giveaways will be drawn on Sunday, August 11 - http://scotland.thealmons.com
Daisypath Vacation tickers

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 Wizard of Oz Collection by L. Frank Baum - currently reading Ozma of Oz and Dorthy and the Wizard of Oz

~Continuum - 2.7 Second Degree - Next is 2.8 Second Listen on 26/07/13

July Hip to Be Square KAL -

*Runs from July 1st through July 31st

*Any project counts as long as it is square (we're thinking dishcloths, washcloths, hotpads, blanket squares, etc. ~ if you wonder if a project will work, just ask and we'll let you know)

*Your project must be begun no earlier than July 1st and finished no later than July 31st (if you have a large project such as a log cabin blanket or the like that you have begun earlier but that will be finished in July that you want to use in this KAL, contact us for approval)

*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 July Hip to Be Square 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 GGK2013JulySquareKAL

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

*There is a July Hip to Be Square KAL Chatter Thread on Ravelry so we can encourage each other along the way.

Misc. -

~Geeky Girls Knit Buttons - if you're interested, email geekygirlsknit@thealmons.com or PM C.C. on Ravelry JavaPurl

~200 member prize draw coming soon - come join our Ravelry group ~ Geeky Girls Knit Podcast or if you're already a member, invite a friend - everyone who is a member when we reach 200 members is entered to win a prize

~Geeky Girls Knit Virtual Knit Night (VKN)
next is Friday, 02/08/13 at 1pm central (last one until after move)

~special KAL for our podiversary month coming in August; details next week

~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!