Wednesday, 20 March 2013

Episode 30 ~ In Which I Dream of Alfredo

Show Notes:

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

C.C. -
~Hibernating - Currently Unnamed Baby Blanket Design on US5 (3.75mm), in leftover soft baby color yarns
~Level Up Socks on US 1.5 (2.5mm), Knit Picks Stroll Tonal in the Summer Blooms Tonal colorway

Finished Projects -
C.C. -
~Camden Cap for Me on US 5 (3.75 mm) & US 6 (4.0 mm), Kraemer Yarns Perfection Worsted in the Quartz & Sky colorways
~A Hat for Dad W. on US 6 (4.0mm), Yarn Bee Soft Secret in the Fog & Navy colorways
~Rescue Me, Chin Boy, and Show Me the Stars (Doctor Who inspired socks) on US 1 (2.25 mm), Kraemer Yarns Sterling Silk & Silver in the Victorian Dusk colorway; this is my new pattern design that will be released next Friday, 29th March; you'll have the opportunity to get it for free in two different ways ~ each person who buys the pattern will be able to name one person they want me to gift the pattern to for free AND for every 10 patterns that are purchased, I will use the random number generator to pick 1 person who will have the purchase price refunded to them

Damaris -

Yummies (our current favorite things) -

C.C. -
~eyeglass cases & cute tatted button charm from celtat on Etsy

Damaris -
~Florence + the Machine
~Ava’s Demon

Both -
~Doctor Who Series 7 Part 2 trailers/clips & rewatching Part 1 of Series 1 in preparation for the new episodes starting 30/03/13

~Time Job shirts (Firefly/Doctor Who mashup) from TeeFury
~Weeping Angel Cat

~more Disney animated movies - Tarzan

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) & The Hound of the Baskervilles

C.C. -
~The Complete Sherlock Holmes: All 4 Novels and 56 Short Stories - The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes (short story collection) & The Hound of the Baskervilles
~The Clear Light of Day by Penelope Wilcock
~Promised to Another by Laura V. Hilton

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 -
~Psych - 7.3 Lassie Jerky - Next is 7.4 No Country for Two Old Men on 20/03/13
~Person of Interest - 2.18 All In - Next is 2.19 Trojan Horse on ??04/04/13??
~Elementary - 1.18 Déjà Vu All Over Again - Next is 1.19 ? on ??04/04/13??
~Once Upon a Time - 2.17 Welcome to Storybrooke - Next is 2.18 Selfless, Brave and True on 24/03/13
~Continuum - 1.10 End Times (season finale!)
~NCIS - 10.18 Seek - 10.19 Squall on 26/03/13

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. -

~Scotland update
~A big thank you to Angela [beaglemomknitter] for the amazingly sweet and kind review she left for us on iTunes. Thank you also to those who have left a star rating for us. We love you!
~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!