Wednesday, 5 March 2014

Episode 79 ~ In Which We’re Colourful Now



Show Notes:

Intro -

~Welcome new members who've introduced themselves in our Ravelry Group

~Huge thank you to sehepworth (Sarah) for her donation to help with shipping prizes

~Reminder - new Podcast feed is http://feeds.feedburner.com/geekygirlsknitpodcast

On the Needles/Spindles -
Damaris -
~bff cowl on US7 (4.5mm), King Cole Merino Blend 4 Ply in the Pale Lavender colourway

~Spinning - 50 grams North Ronaldsay Fibre from hilltopcloud on Etsy

C.C. -
~Sweetness Cowl on US9 (5.5mm), Peace Fleece Worsted in the Antarctica White + Perestroika Pink colourways

~Super super super super super super secret project 2

~Spinning - 50 grams of Merino and Tussah Silk from The Border Tart

Finished Projects -
Damaris -
~None

C.C. -
~Super super super super super super secret project

Yummies (our current favorite things) -

~ 4 million Ravelers http://www.ravelry.com/about/fourmillion

~Tiny Knits (70 stitches to the inch) http://indianapublicmedia.org/arts/tiny-knits/

~Thanks to nunoidia (Rachel) of The Good Yarn Guide for the shoutout

~Doctor Who Lego figurines http://blog.zap2it.com/pop2it/2014/03/doctor-who-fans-want-a-lego-set-the-designs-are-amazing.html

~package of awesomeness from sehepworth (Sarah)

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


We're picking our own favorite each week plus 5 of your pictures each week that our favorites.








~Scotland
*Dr Appt

*bus brouhaha

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

*Edinburgh Guild of Weavers, Spinners and Dyers - next meeting is 15-March-2014

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!

~Emma by Jane Austen - both are reading

~Organized Simplicity: The Clutter-Free Approach to Intentional Living by Tsh Oxenreider - C.C. is reading

~Inheritance Cycle (Eragon, Eldest, Brisingr, Inheritance) by Christopher Paolini - C.C. finished rereading

~Criminal Minds - watching Season 5

~Leverage - watching Season 4

~Bones - finished Season 8 + watching Season 9

~Call the Midwife - 3.6 + 3.7, next is 3.8 (Series 3 Finale) on 9-March-2014

~The Musketeers - 1.5 The Homecoming + 1.6 The Exiles, next is 1.7 A Rebellious Woman on 9-March-2014

~Castle - 6.16 Room 147 + 6.17 In the Belly of the Beast, next is 6.18 The Way of the Ninja on 17-March-2014

~Intelligence - 1.8 Delta Force, next is 1.9 Athens on 3-March-2014 + 1.10 Cain and Gabriel on 10-March-2014

~How I Met Your Mother - watching Season 9

~NCIS - 11.15 Bulletproof, next is 11.16 Dressed to Kill on 4-March-2014

~NCIS:LA - watching season 5

~Person of Interest - 3.15 Last Call, next is 3.16 RAM on 4-March-2014

~Revolution - 2.14 Fear and Loathing, next is 2.15 Dreamcatcher on 5-March-2014

~Psych - 8.6 1967: A Psych Odyssey, next is 8.7 Shawn and Gus Truck Things Up on 5-March-2014

~Arrow - 2.14 Time of Death, next is 2.15 The Promise on 5-March-2014

~Elementary - 2.16 The One Percent Solution, next is 2.17 Ears to You on 6-March-2014

~The Big Bang Theory - watching Season 7

March/April/May Sweater KAL -

*Runs from 1-March through 31-May

*Details - Any adult/child/baby sweater you knit/crochet/weave counts

*Your project must be begun no earlier than 1-March and finished no later than 31-May

*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 March/April/May Sweater 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 GGKSKAL

*Thread will be locked the morning of 1-June and winner(s) 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 March/April/May Sweater KAL Chatter Thread on Ravelry so we can encourage each other along the way.

Ask The Geeky Girls -

~zenknits130 who is Michelle from the US asks:
Have you travelled through Europe-Scotland, Ireland, England,etc

~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. -


~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 blog ~ Damaris Is A Bit Crafty

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!

2 comments:

  1. Aww you guys are awesome! So glad you liked your tea and fibre. Made me laugh to see the fibre worn as accessory :) Love Sarah xoxo (rav: sehepworth/istagram: sarahhepworth)

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    1. Thanks again Sarah! You're amazing! xx

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