Wednesday, 14 August 2013

Episode 51 ~ In Which It’s Making Sparkles On the Screen



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. -
~Seamless Salomas Slippers for Beth on US6 (4mm), I Love This Yarn! in the Soft Blue colorway

Finished Projects -
Damaris -
~None

C.C. -
~Seamless Salomas Slippers for Damaris on US6 (4mm), Aurora Borealis Twist in the Venetian colorway

~Seamless Salomas Slippers for Me! on US6 (4mm), Bernat Denimstyle in the Skinny Pink colorway

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

~Knitted Frog on US0 (2mm), Vice in the Amazingly Amy colorway
Help me name my frog by voting in the poll in the Name My Frog thread on Ravelry - You can vote for Finley, Freya, Fenella, Scotty, or Merida. Vote by Saturday, August 17, 2013, at Noon (central time).

Yummies (our current favorite things) -

~Watching Agatha Christie’s Poirot and
finished watching Red Dwarf through Series 9

~20 Science Fiction Moments That Will Make Absolutely Anyone Cry

~go inside the TARDIS on Google Maps - click this link and then once you're on street view, click the double arrow to enter the TARDIS

~
From July 31, 2013, through August 24, 2013, save a % off on all my knitting patterns. The % off amount is determined by how many days are left until we leave. For example, on July 31, 25 days are left until we leave, so you’ll save 25%. % off amount is valid from midnight through 11:59pm central time each day.

Or, take a chance! On Sunday, August 25, & Monday, August 26, 2013, we’ll be traveling to Scotland. On those 2 days (midnight on August 25 through 11:59pm on August 26 central time), a special offer is available but I’m not telling you what it is. A % off? A certain $ amount off? A buy 1, get 1 offer?

Will you chance it or buy now when you know what the % is? The coupon code for this entire event is ScotlandOrBust You can use this code numerous times so buy one pattern now, buy another later, gift a pattern to a friend, the possibilities are endless.

Questions? PM me on Ravelry at JavaPurl or email me at JavaPurl@thealmons.com :-)

~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).








~Scotland update - Countdown continues! winners of fundraiser giveaways were announced on Sunday, small group, garage sale
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 - finished Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz and currently reading The Road to Oz

~watching (but not discussing) Burn Notice (Season 7 - Final Season), Unforgettable (Season 2), & Covert Affairs (Season 4)

~Continuum - 2.10 Second Wave - Next is 2.11 Second Guessed on 16/08/13

August First Podiversary KAL -

*Runs from August 1st through August 31st

*1 entry per person, any one project (knitting, crochet, weaving, spinning) that was completed since August 29, 2012 can be entered, you must connect your project with one of our podcast episode titles and tell us which one and why

*If you knit, crochet, weave, or spin an entire project between August 1, 2013 and August 31, 2013, and connect it with one of our podcast episode titles and tell us which one and why, you will get a bonus entry. (You must specify in your entry the date you started your project and the date you finished your project so that we know to give you a bonus entry.)

*Feel free to double-dip in other KALs as long as it fits in with other rules

*Depending on # of entries, our current plan is to have one random winner & one winner that is our favorite connection of project with podcast episode title. Special UK related prizes will be awarded.

*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 photo of your finished project along with the podcast episode title you are connecting it with and why (and your start and finish date if you are eligible for the bonus entry) in the Ravelry thread for August First Podiversary 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 GGK2013PodiversaryKAL

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

*There is a August First Podiversary KAL Chatter Thread on Ravelry so we can encourage each other along the way.

*For any and all giveaways, prizes, competitions, KALs, etc. that we host, the winner(s) have 30 days from the date of announcement (the date the podcast episode in which the winner was announced goes live) to contact us to claim their prize or it will be forfeited. If this occurs, the prize will be used for another giveaway at our discretion. Thanks for understanding!

Misc. -

~next week's episode will be on Tuesday instead of Wednesday

~winner of 200 member giveaway announced!

~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.

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

~For any and all giveaways, prizes, competitions, KALs, etc. that we host, the winner(s) have 30 days from the date of announcement (the date the podcast episode in which the winner was announced goes live) to contact us to claim their prize or it will be forfeited. If this occurs, the prize will be used for another giveaway at our discretion. Thanks for understanding!

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!

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