Thursday, 27 March 2014

Episode 82 ~ In Which Knitting Attacks!





Show Notes:

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

On the Needles/Spindles -
~We purloined the segments "Purloin" and "When Knitting Attacks" from The Knitmore Girls Podcast.

Damaris -
~eponymous socks on US 1½ (2.5 mm), The Knitting Goddess 4ply Merino Nylon sock in the Gorgeous Grape colourway

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

C.C. -
~Sowing the Seeds Cowl on US 5 (3.75mm), Wandering Wool Rock Creek Sock in the Aurora Borealis colourway

~Super super super super super super secret project 2

~The Hubs 40th Birthday Socks on US 1½ (2.5mm), Four Seasons Gr√ľndl Hot Socks Print in the 519 colourway

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

Finished Projects -
Damaris -
~None

C.C. -
~None

Yummies (our current favorite things) -
~FitBit https://www.fitbit.com/user/2F8K2V / pain clinic appointment

~Gluten free no bake energy balls

~GGK Crafty Photo A Day Challenge - #GGKCraftyPAD - more details for March here + for April here (PRIZES!!!!!! in April!!!!!)



We're picking our own favorite each week plus 5 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

*Edinburgh Guild of Weavers, Spinners and Dyers - next meeting is 19-April-2014

*dinner at The Cambridge Bar

*upcoming sight seeing/lys fun

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

~Confessions of a Prayer Slacker by Diane Moody - C.C. is reading

~Criminal Minds - watching Season 6

~Leverage - watching Season 5

~Haven - finished watching Season 1 + watching Season 2

~Continuum - 3.1 Minute by Minute + 3.2 Minute Man, next is 3.3 Minute To Win It on 30-March-2014

~Intelligence - 1.11 The Grey Hat on 17-March-2014, next is 1.12 The Event Horizon on 24-March-2014

~NCIS - 11.17 Rock and a Hard Place, next is 11.18 Crescent City: Part I on 25-March-2014

~NCIS:LA - watching season 5

~Person of Interest - 3.17 / (Root Path), next is 3.18 Allegiance on 25-March-2014

~Revolution - 2.17 Why We Fight, next is 2.18 Austin City Limits on 16-April-2014

~Psych - 8.9 A Nightmare on State Street, next is 8.10 The Breakup (Series Finale) on 26-March-2014

~Arrow - 2.16 Suicide Squad, next is 2.17 Birds of Prey on 26-March-2014

~Once Upon a Time in Wonderland - watching Season 1

~The Musketeers - 1.9 Knight Takes Queen on 23-March-2014, next is 1.10 Musketeers Don’t Die Easily on 30-March-2014

~Once Upon A Time - watching Season 3

~Bones - watching Season 9

~Castle - 6.19 The Greater Good, next is 6.20 That '70s Show on 21-April-2014

~How I Met Your Mother - watching Season 9

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 -
~Orange-maid who is Helen from Scotland asks:
I have not watched all of your episodes yet, so this might be answered how long have you been over here, I live in the other side of Glasgow.

~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 Plurk as geekygirlsknit
~ 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!

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