Wednesday, 12 June 2013

Episode 42 ~ In Which We Have A Yummies Explosion!

Show Notes:

On the Needles -
Damaris -
~Dr. Joan H. Watson's Jumper on US4 (3.5mm), Berroco Vintage in the Oats colorway - on sleeve #2!

C.C. -
~Hand Thingies for Scotland - Set 2 on US8 (5.0mm), Shimmer in the Black colorway

~Stripey Everyday Socks on US1 (2.25mm), Brown Sheep Wildfoote Luxury Sock in Lilac Desert and Little Lilac colorways

Finished Projects -
Damaris -

C.C. -
~All Washed Up Washcloths for Scotland - Set 2 on US 6 (4.0mm), in I Love This Cotton! Ombres & Prints in the Camelot colorway

~Hand Thingies for Scotland - Set 1 on US8 (5.0mm), Shimmer in the Chocolate colorway

~Sarah Jane the Doctor Who Stuffie on US 10 (6.0mm), see project page for yarns

Yummies (our current favorite things) -

~Geeky Girls Knit Buttons - $1.50 in the US shipping cost, outside the US - contact for price, email or PM me on Ravelry JavaPurl - first 28 paid receive them, then we’ll order more

~Shawl Gem purchased from Terri of TixTrinkets

~stitch markers from cristyray (Cristy)

~Stash Dash in The Knit Girllls Podcast group. C.C. is participating. Are you?

~Sundaisy920 (Angie) from our group has started her own podcast - Sundaisy's Purrfect Podcast (A cat themed knitting podcast)

~each of us was gifted a pattern by LindaMNoble (Linda) - Damaris got Damaris socks by Nicole Masson and C.C. got Cuppa Java Cowl by Sarah Wilson

~A new Leethal KAL!!!!!!!!! Adventure KAL

~Finished watching Buffy The Vampire Slayer & Call the Midwife,
watching the last season of Angel,
watching Doc Martin,
started the grand rewatching of all 7 series of Doctor Who before the 50th anniversary in November

~Official Teaser Trailer for The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

~Scotland update - Fundraiser on our website with prize giveaways (jewelry, knitting patterns, hand knitted items, Doctor Who items, books, etc.) -

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 Complete Sherlock Holmes: All 4 Novels and 56 Short Stories - The Casebook of Sherlock Holmes (short story collection) - this is the last of the books and then we'll start watching the Jeremy Brett version of Sherlock Holmes

~finished Moonblood (Tales of Goldstone Wood Book #3) by Anne Elisabeth Stengl and started Starflower (Tales of Goldstone Wood Book #4) sent to us by Angie (Sundaisy920)

~Continuum - 2.1 Second Chances - Next is 2.2 Split Second on 14/06/13

~Warehouse 13 - 4.16 Runaway - Next is 4.17 What Matters Most on 17/06/13

June Color KAL -

*Runs from June 1st through June 30th

*Any project counts as long as it contains your favorite color

*Your project can have been begun before June 1st as long as you actually work on it and complete it in the month of June

*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 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 (if you’re not on Ravelry, contact me & we’ll make other arrangements)

*Must post a finished photo of each finished project in the Ravelry thread for June Color 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 GGK2013JuneColorKAL

*Thread will be locked the morning of 1st July and winner drawn on the next podcast following that.

*There is a June Color KAL Chatter Thread on Ravelry so we can encourage each other along the way.

Misc. -

~200 member prize draw coming soon - come join our Ravelry group ~ Geeky Girls Knit Podcast or if you're already a member, invite a friend - everyone who is a member when we reach 200 members is entered to win a prize

~Geeky Girls Knit Virtual Knit Night (VKN)
2 per month (the first Friday at 1pm central and the third Friday at 6pm central)
next one is Friday, June 21st at 6pm central

~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
~ 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_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!