~Welcome new members who've introduced themselves in our Ravelry Group
On the Needles/Spindles -
~[incredibly clever name coming soon] on US 4 (3.5 mm), See project page for colourways used
~black widow's bite on US 2 (2.75 mm), King Cole Merino Blend 4 Ply in the Black & Sky colourways
~Super super super super super super secret project DWCSC 2-2 on US 1½ (2.5 mm)
~How Can My Baby Be 15? Birthday Socks on US 1½ (2.5 mm), sparkleduck Galaxy in the Out of Darkness colourway
~Gothic Lace Cowl on US 8 (5mm), Bluebonnet Fibers in the Somebody to Love colourway
~Baby Vertebrae for Baby Kidwell on US4 (3.5mm) + US6 (4mm), Marta's Yarns Metro DK in the Orange Burst colourway
Finished Projects -
~2014 Top Down Preemie Hat #30 on US6 (4mm), James C. Brett Marble Chunky in the 18MC (Green) colourway colourway
~Super super super super super super secret project DWCSC 2-3 on US 1½ (2.5 mm)
Yummies (our current favorite things) -
~Yarn for Baby Items
~GGK Crafty Photo A Day Challenge - #GGKCraftyPAD - for October here
We're picking our own favourite 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
*Edinburgh Yarn Festival - Saturday 14-March-2015 + Sunday 15-March-2015 at Edinburgh Corn Exchange - C.C. will be sharing a booth with her patterns and Sam of KnitRunDig's project bags
*Geeky Puffin Knit Palooza - Thursday 29-October-2015 through Sunday 1-November-2015 here in Edinburgh. Please join our Ravelry group for more details. If you are interested in donating a door prize and/or items for our goodie bags, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Sign-ups are currently scheduled to begin on 1-December.
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 Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain - Damaris is reading
~Chicks Dig Time Lords: A Celebration of Doctor Who by the Women Who Love It edited by Lynne M. Thomas and Tara O’Shea (NF Book #17 for this year) - C.C. finished reading
~Stargate: SG-1 - rewatching Season 8
~Stargate Atlantis - rewatching Season 1
~Gilmore Girls - rewatching Season 5
~Lois and Clark: The New Adventures of Superman - rewatching Season 3
~Scandal - watching Season 3
~Rizzoli & Isles - watching Season 1
~NCIS - 12.4 Choke Hold, next is 12.5 The San Dominick on 21-10-14
~NCIS: NO - watching Season 1 as it airs
~Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. - 2.4 Face My Enemy, next is 2.5 A Hen in the Wolf House on 21-10-14
~Person of Interest - 4.4 Brotherhood, next is 4.5 Prophets on 21-10-14
~Criminal Minds - watching Season 10 as it airs
~Bones - watching Season 10 as it airs
~Haven - watching Season 5 as it airs
~Once Upon A Time - watching Season 4 as it airs
~Downton Abbey - watching Series 5 as it airs
~The Big Bang Theory - watching Season 8 as it airs
~Castle - 7.4 Child's Play, next is 7.5 Meme is Murder on 27-10-14
~NCIS: LA - watching Season 6 as it airs
~Vertigo + North By Northwest
~Doctor Who - 8.9 Flatline, next is 8.10 In the Forest of the Night on 25-10-14
Artistic Autumnal KAL -
*Runs from 1-September through 30-November
*Details - any project you knit/crochet/weave/spin that you can convince us that it relates to autumn
*Your project must be begun no earlier than 1-September and finished no later than 30-November
*Feel free to double-dip in other KALs as long as it fits in with other rules
*Prizes: (if you'd like to donate a prize, please PM C.C. (JavaPurl) on Ravelry or email us at email@example.com)
~An ebook up to $20.00 US (Ravelry download only) from Eileen (leaner)
~A $5.50 coupon code for use in my Raverly pattern store donated by Eileen (WiscKnitter)
~A pattern up to $10.00 US (Ravelry download only) from Liz (elliejellybean)
~Something(s) from our bag of prizes
*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
*Must post a photo of your finished project in the Ravelry thread for the Artistic Autumnal KAL ~ FO Pics Only (No Chatter) & tag your project page with the following tag GGKAAK
*Thread will be locked the morning of 1-December 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 an Artistic Autumnal KAL Chatter Thread on Ravelry so we can encourage each other along the way.
Ask the Geeky Girls -
groundedstitches who is Pam from California asks:
What brand exactly are “Zoom Zoom” needles?
~Holli Dapp (LupinownsJacob) from Melbourne, Australia, has released her new pattern, Follow the Yellow Brick Road). She gifted me a copy and also has a copy for one of you!
In the Ravelry group, answer this question to enter to win a copy of the pattern. What classic children’s book would you like to have inspire a knitting pattern? Winner will be announced in Episode 112
~Birthday Month Sale continues through 31-October-2014
~Toil and Trouble Yarns is hosting the Lakeside Fiber Retreat Friday, May 1st through Sunday, May 3rd, 2015 at the The Lodges at Tohkomeupog in East Madison, NH. Details here - http://www.toil-and-trouble.com/p/retreat.html
~Outlander KAL is on-going; hashtags are #countdowntooutlander and #kiltmenowKAL; There is a thread in our group for questions, planning, and encouraging each other.
~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/Badges - if you're interested, email firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.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 -
~ on Ravelry as JavaPurl
~ C.C.'s Knitting Designs on Ravelry & her JavaPurl Designs website
~ on Twitter as cc_almon
~ on Fitbit as user 2F8K2V
~ on Instagram as cc_almon
~ her blog ~ I'm On My Way ~ my journey as a Christ follower, wife, Mamma, knitter, & fibromyalgia fighter
~ on Ravelry as damaris-abitweird
~ on Twitter as d_isabitgroovy
~ on Tumblr
~ on Instagram as d_isabitgroovy
Geeky Girls Knit -
~ our Ravelry group ~ Geeky Girls Knit Podcast
~ on Twitter as geekygirlsknit
~ our Facebook page
~ email us: firstname.lastname@example.org
~ on iTunes
~ on YouTube
Until next time,