Wednesday, 11 September 2013

Episode 55 ~ In Which There’s Gagh & Snoring



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

~Rescue Me, Chin Boy, and Show Me the Stars (Doctor Who Inspired Socks) - Paire Trois by ME!!! on US1.5 (2.5mm), Toil and Trouble Merino and Nylon Sock in the Starry, Starry Night colorway

Finished Projects -
Damaris -
~None

C.C. -
~None

Yummies (our current favorite things) -

~Downton Abbey Series 4 Trailer


~Benedict is saying he has no Star Wars offer

~New Vincent Van Gogh painting Sunset at Montmajour http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-24014186

~Filming for Doctor Who Christmas Special has started (Matt in a wig) http://www.radiotimes.com/news/2013-09-10/doctor-who-christmas-special-filming-begins---and-matt-smiths-wig-looks-pretty-convincing

~Doctor Who 50th Anniversary The Day of the Doctor poster & specials http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/doctorwho/articles/The-Day-of-the-Doctor-50th-Anniversary-Special-Update

~yarn!!!! from Deramores

~yarn I won from The Knit Girllls - Stash Dash 2013

~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

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 The Emerald City of Oz and currently reading Patchwork Girl of Oz

~Castle - watched Season 1, now watching Season 2

~Agatha Christie’s Marple - watched 5.2 The Secret of Chimneys, 5.3 The Blue Geranium, 5.4 The Mirror Crack'd from Side to Side, 6.1 A Caribbean Mystery, 6.2 Greenshaw's Folly, all caught up now!

~DCI Banks - watched 1.1 & 1.2 Aftermath Parts 1 & 2, 2.1 & 2.2 Playing With Fire Parts 1 & 2

~Doc Martin - 6.2 Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner, next is 6.3 The Tameness of a Wolf on 16/09/13

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.

Reviews -

~Cooperative Press sent us What (else) Would Madame Defarge Knit? to review

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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