Thursday, 20 November 2014

Episode 115 ~ In Which There’s TV Theme Songs





Show Notes:

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

On the Needles/Spindles -
Damaris -
~[incredibly clever name coming soon] on US 4 (3.5 mm), See project page for colourways used

~a pair of gloves for my ARCH NEMESIS on US 8 (5.0 mm), Debbie Bliss Rialto DK (Solids) in the Forest colourway

C.C. -
~Super super super super super super secret project Outlander Socks on US 1½ (2.5 mm)

~Neon Beast on US 6 (4.0 mm), Rainbow Heirloom Twinkle Light in the Fluffy Bunny + Almost Spring colourways and madelinetosh tosh sock in the Pop Rocks colourway

Finished Projects -
Damaris -
~black widow's bite on US 2 (2.75 mm), King Cole Merino Blend 4 Ply in the Black & Sky colourways

C.C. -
~2014 Top Down Preemie Hat #34 on US6 (4mm), Sirdar Bonus DK in the Flint colourway + an Unknown blue, turquoise, grey, + white yarn

~Amazing Autumnal Socks on US 1½ (2.5 mm), Laal Bear Bounce Sock/4ply in the Coneflower colourway

~NaKniSweMo 2014 Miranda on US6 (4mm) + US8 (5mm), Brigantia Luxury Yarn Aran in the Chartreuse colourway

Yummies (our current favorite things) -
~Doctor Who Children in Need


~Doctor Who University of Glasgow Graduate http://www.gla.ac.uk/about/history/fame/thedoctor/

~Damaris' show

~Doctor Pooh Shirt

~Rainbow Heirloom Twinkle Light in the Fluffy Bunny + Almost Spring colourways - from Emily (rainbowheirloom)

~Pom Pom Quarterly - we’ll review it next week



~GGK Crafty Photo A Day Challenge - #GGKCraftyPAD - for November 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 geekypuffinknitpalooza@gmail.com. Prices will be announced on 21-November-2014, with sign-ups starting 1-December-2014, website is http://GeekyPuffinKnitPalooza.blogspot.co.uk

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

~The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You're Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are by Brene Brown (NF Book #19 for this year) - C.C. is reading

~Outlander, Dragonfly in Amber, Voyager, Lord John and the Hellfire Club, Lord John and the Private Matter, Lord John and the Succubus, Lord John and the Brotherhood of the Blade, Lord John and the Haunted Soldier, The Custom of the Army, The Scottish Prisoner, Plague of Zombies, Drums of Autumn, The Fiery Cross, A Breath of Snow and Ashes, An Echo in the Bone, Written in My Own Heart’s Blood, A Leaf on the Wind of All Hallows, The Space Between, + Virgins (The Outlander Series) by Diana Gabaldon - C.C. is rereading the Outlander Series and including all the novellas and short stories this time around, she finished reading Lord John and the Private Matter + is reading Lord John and the Succubuser

~Stargate: SG-1 - rewatching Season 9

~Stargate Atlantis - rewatching Season 2

~Gilmore Girls - finished rewatching Season 5 + rewatching Season 6

~Lois and Clark: The New Adventures of Superman - rewatching Season 3

~Everwood - watching Season 1

~Rizzoli & Isles - finished watching Season 4 + watching Season 5

~NCIS - 12.7 The Searchers, next is 12.8 Semper Fortis on 18-11-14

~NCIS: NO - watching Season 1 as it airs

~Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. - 2.7 The Writing on the Wall, next is 2.8 The Things We Bury on 18-11-14

~Person of Interest - 4.7 Honor Among Thieves, next is 4.8 Point of Origin on 18-11-14

~Criminal Minds - watching Season 10 as it airs

~Elementary - 3.3 Just a Regular Irregular, next is 3.4 Bella on 20-11-14

~Bones - watching Season 10 as it airs

~The Big Bang Theory - watching Season 8 as it airs

~Haven - watching Season 5 as it airs

~Atlantis - watching Series 2 as it airs

~Once Upon A Time - watching Season 4 as it airs

~Castle - 7.7 Once Upon a Time in the West, next is 7.8 Kill Switch on 24-11-14

~NCIS: LA - watching Season 6 as it airs

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 geekygirlsknit@gmail.com)
~An ebook up to $20.00 US (Ravelry download only) from Eileen (TwistingPurls)
~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.

*We chat a bit about our December/January/February Winter Wonderland KAL. We'll be having a charity aspect to the KAL. Any item you craft that meets the other rules that you then donate to charity will earn you 2 entries in the KAL. You can donate to a charity in your own area or send them to us, we will donate everything we get to Knit For Peace.

Ask the Geeky Girls -
crouchingcheese who is Angie from Ohio asks:
My question is are there any local Scottish foods that you have tried and really liked? Any that you really didn’t like? Are there any local customs that you have started adopting?


Misc. -

~Kathrin Steinhauer (kekskruemelchen) has released a new pattern called Meesia, part of the Embryophytes Collection, a collection of shawls inspired by the big groups of plants within the embryophytes also known as land plants. The winner of the pattern is announced!

~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 geekygirlsknit@gmail.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@gmail.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 & 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

Damaris -
~ on Ravelry as damaris-abitweird
~ on Twitter as d_isabitgroovy
~ on Fitbit as user 2Y8TJC
~ 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: geekygirlsknit@gmail.com
~ on iTunes
~ on YouTube

Until next time,
Happy Knitting!

2 comments:

  1. the November Sweater looks absolutely fabulous in the video cast. the dark t-shirt sets it off lovely.
    I have attempted my own version of 50,000 stitches>>> hat scarf and mitts for adult. might just about finish by end of month

    well done

    xxxxx

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    1. Thanks Enid! I really love my new sweater. Yay for your 50,000 stitches! Way to go! xx

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