Wednesday, 27 November 2013

Episode 65 ~ In Which It’s A Time Lord Dance Party



Show Notes:

On the Needles/Spindle -
Damaris -
~Seamless Salomas on US6 (4.0mm), Woolcraft New Fashion Double Knitting in the Glacia & Maroon colorways

C.C. -
~Not Shown This Week - Diamond Baby Blanket on US9 (5.5mm), James C. Brett Marble Chunky in the Green & Blue colorways

~Seamless Salomas Slippers for SSS Swap on US6 (4.0mm), Sirdar Folksong Chunky in the Quirky colorway

~Spinning - 50g (1.8oz) of Hand blended British BFL (Blue Faced Leicester) & Merino Roving Fibre from hilltopcloud on Etsy

Finished Projects -
Damaris -
~hat for my new cousin on US4 (3.5mm), Jennie Howes' Hand Spun Yarns Shetland DK in multicolor colorway

C.C. -
~NaKniSweMo13 Hoaloha on US7 (4.5mm) & US8 (5.0mm), King Cole Bounty Aran in the Pink Mist colorway

Yummies (our current favorite things) -

~Socks For Ten (Doctor Who Inspired Socks) by ME!!! on US1.5 (2.5mm), Knit Picks Stroll Hand-Painted in the Coffee Shop colorway
*Available now on Ravelry at http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/socks-for-ten-doctor-who-inspired-socks
*For the first two weeks (until Wednesday, 4 December 2013, at midnight central time) 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!!!!!

~Lots & Lots & Lots of Doctor Who for the 50th Anniversary
*Doctor Who Google Doodle Game
*An Adventure In Time And Space - BBC2
*Doctor Who Christmas Special Preview
*Doctor Who The Afterparty

~Sherlock Lives


~yarn from Ginger Twist Studio - Adriafil Knitcol in the Fantasy Novel colorway - thinking of a Zuzu’s Petals cowl with it

~Christmas Swap through Caithness Craft Collective from shortyssutures (Kelly)

~GGK Crafty Photo A Day Challenge - #GGKCraftyPAD - more details for November here and for December here



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






~Scotland

*weekly on Mondays (we attend as often as possible) - Town Mouse Knitting Club - knitting group in Edinburgh

*7-December-2013 - Edinburgh Guild of Weavers, Spinners and Dyers

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 Tik-Tok of Oz

~Jesus Feminist by Sarah Bessey

~Criminal Minds - watching Season 2

~Chuck - watching Season 2

~The West Wing - watching Season 1

~New Girl - watching Season 3

~Revolution - 2.9 Everyone Says I Love You, next is 2.10 Climb the Mitchell Spot on 12-December-2013

~Arrow - 2.7 State vs Queen next is 2.8 The Scientist on 4-December-2013

~Elementary - 2.9 On the Line, next is 2.10 Tremors on 5-December-2013

~Once Upon A Time in Wonderland - watching Season 1

~Covert Affairs - watched Season 4 finale

~The Big Bang Theory - watching Season 7

~How I Met Your Mother - watching Season 9

~Castle - 6.10 The Good, the Bad and the Baby, next is 6.11 ? on 2-December-2013

~Doctor Who - the 2nd great rewatch of 2013, rewatched random episodes & the 50th Anniversary Special The Day of the Doctor

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

*4 Prizes
~1 prize is project bag donated by KellyConnorDesigns on Etsy
~2 prizes are 1 Christmas greeting card with buttons each purchased from Sky Blue Pink Designs
~1 prize of C.C.'s new sock design pattern - Socks For Ten (Doctor Who Inspired Socks)

*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. -


~Upcoming KALs

~Geeky Girls Knit Buttons - if you're interested, email geekygirlsknit@thealmons.com or PM C.C. on Ravelry JavaPurl or meet us at any of the upcoming events we're attending

~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 d_isabitweird
~ 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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