Thursday, 15 May 2014

Episode 89 ~ In Which No! No! No! No! No! No! No! No!





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 - 35 grams of Merino + British Shetland 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 Gr√ľndl Hot Socks Print in the 519 colourway

~Super super super super super super secret project 4 on US 1½ (2.5 mm), Schachenmayr Regia Fluormania Color in the Leaf colourway

~Spinning - 50 grams of Merino and Misc. from The Border Tart

Finished Projects -
Damaris -
~None

C.C. -
~2014 Top Down Preemie Hat #6 on US6 (4mm), unknown yarn + colourway

Yummies (our current favorite things) -
~Marvel’s Agent Carter + SHIELD http://insidetv.ew.com/2014/05/08/abc-shield-agent-carter/

~The Flash http://insidetv.ew.com/2014/05/08/beauty-beast-the-flash/

~Galavant https://www.facebook.com/GalavantOnABC?fref=photo

~Card from Lola, Wyatt, & Waylon

~The Hub's birthday

~Prize from Edinburgh Yarn Festival

~business cards

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


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








~Upcoming Events We'll Be Attending

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

*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 Organized Kitchen: Keep Your Kitchen Clean, Organized, and Full of Good Food - And Save Time, Money, (and Your Sanity) Every Day! by Brette Sember - 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. is reading A Breath of Snow and Ashes

~Intelligence was cancelled :-(

~Criminal Minds - finished watching Season 8 + watching Season 9

~The Mentalist - watching Season 2

~House - watching Season 2

~Agatha Christie's Poirot - watched Series 7

~Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. - 1.21 Ragtag, next is 1.22 Beginning of the End (Season Finale) on 13-May-2014

~NCIS - 11.23 The Admiral's Daughter, next is 11.24 Honor Thy Father (Season Finale) on 13-May-2014

~NCIS:LA - watching season 5 (Season Finale on 13-May-2014)

~Person of Interest - 3.22 A House Divided, next is 3.23 Deus Ex Machina (Season Finale) on 13-May-2014

~Revolution - 2.20 Tomorrowland, next is 2.21 Memorial Day on 14-May-2014 (Series Finale on 21-May-2014) - was also cancelled :-(

~Arrow - 2.22 Streets of Fire, next is 2.23 Unthinkable (Season Finale) on 14-May-2014

~Elementary - 2.23 Art in the Blood, next is 2.24 The Grand Experiment (Season Finale) on 15-May-2014

~The Big Bang Theory - watching Season 7 (Season Finale on 15-May-2014)

~Once Upon A Time - watching Season 3 (Season Finale)

~The Crimson Field - watching Series 1 (Series 1 Finale)

~Continuum - 3.8 So Do Our Minutes Hasten, next is 3.9 Minute Of Silence on 25-May-2014

~Castle - 6.23 For Better or Worse (Season Finale)

~Warehouse 13 - 5.5 Cangku Shisi (Mandarin for Warehouse 14), next is 5.6 Endless (Series Finale) on 19-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 -
~saratogaknitting who is Lisa from New York asks:
I love your short hair style! Have either or both of you ever had long hair?

~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. -
~Julia of Pandia's Jewels released some information about the upcoming Doctor Who Companions Sock Club at http://www.ravelry.com/discuss/pandias-jewels/2914301 - Limited Memberships for the club will become available on May 30, 2014 and run until June 13, or until memberships run out.

~Tour de Fleece Team Sasquatch - starts on Saturday July 5 and runs until Sunday July 27th, 2014 http://www.ravelry.com/groups/team-sasquatch

~upcoming summer KAL - Summertime and the Living is Easy KAL

~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!

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