Thursday, 30 June 2016

Episode 199 ~ In Which C.C. Gets Tattooed (Again!)





Show Notes:

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

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

~french vanilla sample on US 1.5 (2.5 mm), Knitting in France Sparkles in the Something about C.C. colourway + Ripples Crafts Hand Dyed Yarn Suilven in the Pikkewyn colourway

C.C. -
~When you think I'll zig, I'll zag. Then when you think I'm gonna zag, I do zag, just to mess you up for the next time, when I might zig Blanket on US4 (3.5mm), See project page for colourways used

~Super Summer Socks on US1.5 (2.5mm), The Yarn Sanctuary Sock Blank in the Pink/Orange/Yellow/White colourway

~Stripey Purly Pullover on US 4 (3.5mm), Regia World College Color 6-ply in the Exam colourway

~Knit Night With Beads on US5 (3.75mm), Toil and Trouble Sonnet in the Patagonicus colourway

Finished Projects -
Dami -
~super secret schuyler sisters sock (werk!) on US1.5 (2.5mm), secret Berry Colorful Yarnings
***Pre-orders on Sunday, 24-July-16***

C.C. -
~136.5 m - Wyatt's 2016 Birthday Hat on US6 (4.0 mm) & US8 (5.0 mm), Nerd Girl Yarns Audacious in the Spoilers colourway

~140.6 m - Waylon's 2016 Birthday Hat on US6 (4.0 mm) & US8 (5.0 mm), Nerd Girl Yarns Audacious in the Spoilers colourway

~71.8 m - 2016 Preemie Hat #26 on US6 (4mm), Eden Cottage Yarns Whitfell DK in the Fuschia colourway & Unknown Blue and Purple Yarn




Yummies (our current favourite things) -
~New tattoo



~Museum of Edinburgh & Museum of Childhood - stay tuned for pics after the credits

~GGK Crafty Photo A Day Challenge - #GGKCraftyPAD - details for June here and for July here












~Upcoming Events We'll Be Attending

~Yarnporium in London - Saturday, 5-November-2016, & Sunday, 6-November-2016


~Geeky Puffin Knit Palooza website
Farnham, UK, from Thursday, 10-November-2016, through Sunday, 13-November-2016

What We're Watching, Reading, + Listening To -
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!


A Summer of Austen
“The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid.”
June 19-30 ~ read Persuasion - C.C. & Dami are reading
July 1-20 ~ read Emma
July 21-31 ~ read Northanger Abbey
August 1-16 ~ read Sense & Sensibility
August 17-31 ~ read Mansfield Park
#summerofausten

~Out of the House of Bread: Satisfying Your Hunger for God with the Spiritual Disciplines by Preston Yancey - C.C. is reading

~A Shade of Vampire Series by Bella Forrest - C.C. finished reading Books 6-11 & is reading Book 12

~The Secret Stitch: Unraveling, Book One by C. Jane Reid - C.C. finished reading

~Movies - The Martian

~Star Trek: Deep Space Nine - rewatching Season 7

~Star Trek: Voyager - rewatching Season 5

~Pride and Prejudice (1995)

~Arrow - watching Season 4

~The Flash - finished watching Season 2

~Grantchester - watching Series 1

~Rizzoli and Isles - watching Season 7 (final season)

~Person of Interest - Series finale!

~Bones - watching Season 11

~Outlander - watching Season 2

June/July/August Summertime & the Living is Easy KAL -


*Runs from 1-June through 31-August

*Details - any project you knit/crochet/weave/spin that you can convince us that it relates to summertime

*No WIPS - Your project must be begun no earlier than 1-June and finished no later than 31-August

*Feel free to poly-dip in other KALs as long as it fits in with other rules

*Prizes: If you’d like to donate one, PM JavaPurl or Email us at geekygirlsknit@gmail.com


from Kelly (kellychron) - a skein of Gnome Acres House Gnome in the Stars Hollow colourway


from Kelly (kellychron) - a That Semifero Grrl Wonder Woman project bag


from Bogga (bogga) of Knitting in France - 3 sets of stitch markers (apples, pink biscuits, & blue tulips)


from Katherin (kekskruemelchen) - her 9 pattern Siebengebirge Collection


from Julia (nimruse) of Pandia's Jewels - a set of Outlander stitch markers


from Julia (nimruse) of Pandia's Jewels - her Gypsy Moss shawl pattern


from Danielle (Gothika101) of Gothika Yarnz - a set of Mahogany Obsidian stitch markers


from Danielle (Gothika101) of Gothika Yarnz - a skein of yarn in the Bonfire Night colourway & a set of Autumn Magic stitch markers


from Danielle (Gothika101) of Gothika Yarnz - a skein of yarn in the Fantasea colourway & a set of Blue Seas stitch markers


from us - Exploding Kittens game


from us - a skein of Zwerger Garn Opal Smile yarn in the Entz├╝cken colourway (“Entz├╝cken” is German for “delight”)

*Each project you finish and post counts as 1 entry into the giveaway

*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 Summertime & the Living is Easy KAL ~ FO Pics Only (No Chatter) & tag your project page with the following tag GGKSummertime16

*Thread will be locked the morning of 1-September 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!

Ask the Geeky Girls -
Druanna (druanna) from New York asks:
You may have answered this previously… but is that all the stash you have that is in the shelf behind you or on your needles??? I have crazy amounts so I am curious! Hope you are having a fantastic stellar day!

Review -

The Secret Stitch: Unraveling, Book One by C. Jane Reid


The Secret Stitch, A Crochet Companion by Laurinda Reddig - also on Ravelry

Misc. -
~Next week is Episode 200!!!!


~Reminder - 52 Weeks of Charity KAL - all the details in the Ravelry group and the 2nd podcast of every month


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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

Dami -
~ on Ravelry as damisdoodles
~ on Twitter as damisdoodles
~ on Fitbit as user 2Y8TJC
~ on Instagram as damisdoodles

Geeky Girls Knit -
~ our Ravelry group ~ Geeky Girls Knit Podcast
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Until next time,
Happy Knitting!

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