Wednesday, 6 March 2013

Episode 28 ~ In Which We Have 105 Members & Someone is a Winner

Show Notes:

On the Needles -
Damaris -
~Sherlock Scarf on US7 (4.5mm), Cascade Yarns Cascade 220 in the Midnight Blue colorway

C.C. -
~Currently Unnamed Baby Blanket Design on US5 (3.75mm), in leftover soft baby color yarns
~Camden Cap for Momma W. on US 5 (3.75 mm) & US 6 (4.0 mm), Kraemer Yarns Perfection Worsted in the Quartz & Sky colorways

Finished Projects -
C.C. -
~Junction Shawl for Mom A. on US5 (3.75mm), Knit Picks Comfy Fingering Weight in the Bison & Peony colorways
~2013 Top Down Preemie Hat #2 on US 2½ (3.0 mm), Universal Yarn Patchwork in the Island Breeze colorway

Damaris -

Yummies (our current favorite things) -

C.C. -
~new glasses from Zenni Optical
~new rings from Snow Mountain Designs on Etsy

Damaris -
~her new vlog ~ The Adventures of Moving to Scotland

Both -
~Pattern Extravaganza - everyone's a winner! by TheSexyKnitter ~ Damaris got Beatriz Dress & C.C. got Sulpice Socks

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!
Damaris -
~The Complete Sherlock Holmes: All 4 Novels and 56 Short Stories - The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes (short story collection)

C.C. -
~The Complete Sherlock Holmes: All 4 Novels and 56 Short Stories - The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes (short story collection)
~Waterfall (River of Time Series) by Lisa T. Bergren

We’re changing up the way we talk about tv. We’ll be hitting the high points (or low points) of the episode that impacts us rather than doing full recaps of the episodes. We felt overwhelmed trying to keep up with all the recaps, so we’re going to try it this way instead.

Both -
~Arrow - 1.16 Dead to Rights - Next is 1.17 The Huntress Returns on 20/03/13
~Psych - 7.1 Santabarbaratown 2 - Next is 7.2 Juliet Takes a Luvah on 06/03/13
~Once Upon a Time - 2.15 The Queen Is Dead - Next is 2.16 The Miller's Daughter on 10/03/13
~Continuum - 1.8 Playtime - Next is 1.9 Family Time on 11/03/13
~NCIS - 10.17 Prime Suspect - Next is ?

March Hat KAL -

*Any hat pattern is acceptable
*Any hat counts as long as you start & finish it in March
*Feel free to double-dip in other KALs as long as it fits in with other rules
*At least 1 prize will be awarded, maybe more depending on how many participants we have
*Each hat you finish & post counts as 1 entry into the giveaway
*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 finished photo of each hat in the Ravelry thread for March Hat 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 GGK2013MarchHatKAL
*Thread will be locked the morning of 1st April and winner drawn on the next podcast following that.
*There will also be a March Hat KAL Chatter thread on Ravelry so we can encourage each other along the way.
*Carolyn from the Girlfriends Knitting Podcast has released two baby hat patterns (Little Boy Blue - Simple Hat & Cat's in the Cradle). You can use this coupon code for $1 off - gfkkal. She’s also having a KAL in her Ravelry group that you can enter your hat in along with the GGK Hat KAL.

Misc. -
We have 105 members in our Ravelry Group. We drew for the winner of our 100 member giveaway on the podcast. And the winner is: mack!!!!!!!!!! I've PM'd you on Ravelry.

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 or contact C.C. on Ravelry via private message.

Find Us Online -
C.C. -
~ on Ravelry as JavaPurl
~ C.C.'s Knitting Designs on Ravelry
~ on Twitter 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
~ her vlog ~ The Adventures of Moving to Scotland

Geeky Girls Knit -
~ our Ravelry group ~ Geeky Girls Knit Podcast
~ on Twitter as geekygirlsknit
~ our Facebook page
~ email us:
~ on iTunes
~ on YouTube

Until next time,
Happy Knitting!