Thursday, 29 August 2013

Episode 53 ~ In Which We Celebrate Our 1st Podiversary IN SCOTLAND!



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. -
~New Sock Design by ME!!! on US1.5 (2.5mm), Knit Picks Felici Fingering in the Rainbow colorway

Finished Projects -
Damaris -
~None

C.C. -
~Another Pair of Seamless Salomas Slippers for Damaris on US6 (4mm), Aurora Borealis Twist in the Venetian colorway & Bernat Denimstyle in the Skinny Pink colorway

Yummies (our current favorite things) -

~Happy First Podiversary to us!!!!!

~card from Alix (happylucky)

~stitch markers from Misty (TheNaggingKnitter) - Wired Heart Jewelry shop on Etsy

~Luna Lovegood Shirt by Megan Lara

~stitch markers from Zena (knittynatterzena) - Knittynatter shop on Etsy

~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).








more September details here


~Scotland

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 The Road to Oz and The Emerald City of Oz

~Iron Man 3

~Skyfall

~Jack the Giant Slayer

~The Big Bang Theory

~The Doctor Who Proms

~Who Do You Think You Are? - Series 10 - Episode 1. Una Stubbs

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!

September/October/November Giftable KAL -

*Runs from September 1st through November 30th

*Any project you knit/crochet/weave/spin that is a gift for someone else (whether it’s holiday, birthday, new baby, wedding, etc.)

*Your project must be begun no earlier than September 1st and finished no later than November 30th

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

*At least 1 prize will be awarded, probably more depending on how many participants we have

*Each project you finish and post counts as 1 entry into the giveaway (no limit on entries as long as each one follows the rules)

*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 in the Ravelry thread for September/October/November Giftable 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 GGKGiftableKAL

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

*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!

*There is a September/October/November Giftable 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

~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.

~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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