Wednesday, 25 September 2013

Episode 56 ~ In Which We Ask, Are Rainbows Autumnal?



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. -
~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

~Diamond Baby Blanket on US9 (5.5mm), James C. Brett Marble Chunky in the Green & Blue colorways

~Catch the Rainbow Socks - New Sock Design by ME!!! on US1.5 (2.5mm), Knit Picks Felici Fingering in the Rainbow colorway
*We are having a Giveaway for a copy of my new pattern (plus the winner gets to choose one other person to get the pattern for free as well) in our Ravelry group.
*When the pattern goes on sale, for the first two weeks after this pattern releases, after you purchase this pattern, send me a private message on Ravelry (send the private message to JavaPurl) with the Ravelry username of 1 person you want to gift this pattern to and I will gift it to them (and let them know you’re the one who gave it to them) for FREE!!!!!

Finished Projects -
Damaris -
~None

C.C. -
~A Noble Autumnal Cowl on US6 (4mm), Figgi Yarns Chic in the Henna Goddess colorway
Received the yarn from Xena Knits to review on the podcast

Yummies (our current favorite things) -

~New Movie Series in the magical world of Harry Potter

~I Can Do Anything Better Than You // Sherlock vs. The Doctor


~Fabric of Britain - Knitting's Golden Age - on BBC4 (being reaired other times or catch it on iPlayer if you’re in the UK)

~the 2nd Original British Drama trailer


~rosebob (Rose) has come out with a sock pattern called Doctor Who Reverse Polarity Socks

~GGK Crafty Photo A Day Challenge - #GGKCraftyPAD - more details for September here and for October here

We're picking our own favorite each week plus 3 of your pictures each week that our favorites.










~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 Patchwork Girl of Oz

~The Hot Zone by Richard Preston

~Castle - finished watching Season 2, watching season 3

~Criminal Minds - started watching Season 1

~DCI Banks - watched 2.5 & 2.6 Cold is the Grave Parts 1 & 2

~Kingdom - watched Series 1-2, watching Series 3

~Unforgettable - watched 2.5 - Past Tense, 2.6 - Line Up or Shut Up, 2.7 - Maps & Legends, Hiatus until December

~Covert Affairs - watched 4.6 - Space (I Believe In), 4.7 - Crackity Jones, 4.8 - I've Been Waiting for You, 4.9 - Hang Wire, & 4.10 - Levitate Me, Hiatus until mid-October

~Burn Notice - watched 7.12 - Sea Change & 7.13 - Reckoning, end of series

~Downton Abbey - start of Series 4

~Doc Martin - 6.3 The Tameness of a Wolf & 6.4 Nobody Likes Me, next is 6.5 The Practice Around the Corner on 30/09/13

~How I Met Your Mother - watching Season 8

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
~ on Instagram as damaris_abitweird
~ 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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