Thursday, 1 May 2014

Episode 87 ~ In Which We Ask, “Can You See Me Now?”





Show Notes:

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

On the Needles/Spindles -
Damaris -
~Delancey Cardigan on US9 (5.5mm), King Cole Merino Blend DK in the Bark + Slate Blue colourways

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

C.C. -
~Delancey Cardigan on US8 (5mm), King Cole Merino Blend DK in the Silver + Dusky Pink colourways

~Birthday Socks for Jeremy on US 1½ (2.5mm), Four Seasons Gründl 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. -
~2014 Top Down Preemie Hat #4 on US6 (4mm), Adriafil Knitcol in the Fantasy Novel colourway + Woolcraft New Fashion Double Knitting in the Glacia colourway

~Super super super super super super secret project 3 - after we recorded, Julia of Pandia's Jewels released some information about the upcoming Doctor Who Companions Yarn Club at http://www.ravelry.com/discuss/pandias-jewels/2914301

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

Yummies (our current favorite things) -
~Damaris - Drama/Musical Theatre

~King's Singers - Masterpiece


~Construction workers unearth legendary cache of Atari games in New Mexico desert http://www.theverge.com/2014/4/26/5656288/construction-workers-unearth-legendary-cache-of-atari-games-in-new

~Let It Go - The Ballad of Arthur Darvill


~Postcard from SaratogaKnitting (Lisa)

~Huge box of goodies from KellyChron (Kelly)

~Pain Clinic Appointments

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



Week #3 Winner Announced!

We're picking our own favorite each week plus 5 of your pictures each week that our favourites. Vote for your favourite in the thread in our Ravelry Group: http://www.ravelry.com/discuss/geeky-girls-knit-podcast/2914372








~Upcoming Events We'll Be Attending

*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 17-May-2014

*Indie Burgh Yarn Crawl on 21-June-2014 @ 11:00am - 5:00pm

*Unwind Brighton on 12-July-2014 - podcaster meetup on Saturday @ 1:00pm in the mezzanine (ie upstairs) of the cafe in the Corn Exchange

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 Knitter's Life List: To Do, To Know, To Explore, To Make by Gwen W. Steege - C.C. is reading

~The Outlander Series 7-Book Bundle: Outlander, Dragonfly in Amber, Voyager, Drums of Autumn, The Fiery Cross, A Breath of Snow and Ashes, An Echo in the Bone by Diana Gabaldon - C.C. finished reading Drums of Autumn + is reading The Fiery Cross

~Criminal Minds - watching Season 8

~The Mentalist - watching Season 2

~DCI Banks - watched the rest of Series 3 + 4.1

~The Hour - finished watching Series 2

~House - watching Season 1

~Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. - 1.19 The Only Light in the Darkness, next is 1.20 Nothing Personal on 29-April-2014

~Arrow - 2.20 Seeing Red, next is 2.21 City of Blood on 30-April-2014

~Elementary - 2.21 The Man With the Twisted Lip, next is 2.22 Paint It Black on 1-May-2014

~The Big Bang Theory - watching Season 7

~Unforgettable - finished watching Season 2 - Season 3 starts this summer

~Once Upon A Time - watching Season 3

~The Crimson Field - watching Season 1

~Continuum - 3.6 Wasted Minute, next is 3.7 Waning Minute on 4-May-2014

~Castle - 6.21 Law & Boarder, next is 6.22 Veritas on 5-May-2014

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 -
~KraftyMumma who is Kylie from Australia asks:
What is your favourite sandwich filling?
(inspired by what brand of milk do you drink lol)

Hahahahaha

Nah, Damaris - what do you want to be when you grow up? My answer when people asked me this was always ‘tall’!! CC - what did you want to be when you grew up? What was your occupation of choice (before becoming a mama)?

~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. -
~Is there interest in a Tour de Fleece team? starts on Saturday July 5 and runs until Sunday July 27th, 2014

~Want to help support our podcast? Throughout our website, links to books, tv shows, movies, etc. are Amazon Affiliate Links. We receive a portion of what you spend when you click through our website to shop on Amazon. What we receive helps us with the costs associated with producing this podcast as well as with prizes & shipping for giveaways. Thanks in advance for your support!

~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 Fitbit as user 2F8K2V
~ 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!

2 comments:

  1. lovely episode. oh you lucky girls what great swag from Kelly.
    looking forward to seeing the completed Delanceys
    take care
    xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

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    1. Thanks sweetie! I'm so excited for our Delanceys to be done. I want to wear mine! xx

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