Wednesday, 11 December 2013

Episode 67 ~ In Which Is It Party Time? Ask the Geeky Girls



Show Notes:

On the Needles/Spindle -
Damaris -
~Amy’s Scarf (Damaris' interpretation) on US2 (2.75mm), Berroco Weekend in the Clothesline, Swimming Hole, & Navy colorways

C.C. -
~Seamless Salomas Slippers for the Hubs on US6 (4.0mm), Sirdar Bonus DK in the Flint colorway

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

Finished Projects -
Damaris -
~Smitten Mitten Ornaments on US3 (3.25mm), Woolcraft New Fashion Double Knitting in the Glacia & Maroon colorways

C.C. -
~Hats for Waylon on US11 (8.0mm), James C. Brett Marble Chunky in the Green & Blue colorways

~Baby Sophisticate Sweater for Waylon on US8 (5.0mm), James C. Brett Marble Chunky in the Green & Blue colorways

~Doctor Who Starry, Starry Night Hat on US1 (2.25mm) & US3 (3.25mm), Toil and Trouble Merino and Nylon Sock in the Starry, Starry Night colorway

Yummies (our current favorite things) -

~rewatching Doctor Who

~Doctor Who pics http://www.bbcamerica.com/doctor-who/photos/time-doctor-sneak-peek/

~Sherlock Trailer & Interactive Sneak Peeks http://www.wirewax.com/sherlock

~yarn from Deramores & TARDIS buttons from Blue String Vintage

~GGK Crafty Photo A Day Challenge - #GGKCraftyPAD - more details 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

*18-January-2014 - 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 3

~Chuck - watching Season 3

~The West Wing - watching Season 2

~Arrow - 2.8 The Scientist, next is 2.9 Three Ghosts on 11-December-2013

~Elementary - 2.10 Tremors, next is 2.11 Internal Audit on 12-December-2013

~Once Upon A Time in Wonderland - watching Season 1

~The Big Bang Theory - watching Season 7

~Atlantis - 1.10 The Price of Hope, next is 1.11 Hunger Pangs on 14-December-2013

~Once Upon a Time - watching Season 3

December/January Winter Wonderland KAL -

*Runs from December 1st through January 31st

*Details - any project you knit/crochet/weave/spin that you can convince us that it relates to winter

*Your project must be begun no earlier than December 1st and finished no later than January 31st

*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
~1 prize - a Ravelry giftable pattern up to $7 donated by LindaMNoble (Linda)

*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 December/January 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 GGKWWKAL

*Thread will be locked the morning of 1st February 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 December/January Winter Wonderland KAL Chatter Thread on Ravelry so we can encourage each other along the way.

Ask The Geeky Girls -

~KnittingKylie who is Kylie from Brisbane, Queensland, Australia says:
I’ve just found you lovely ladies, and I thought this would be a great place to ask this!!!!
I watched some Dr Who growing up but I’d love to start watching again!!!! Where should I start?!!!

~If you have a question you'd like us to answer, please post it in the Ask the Geeky Girls thread in our Ravelry Group

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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