Wednesday, 19 June 2013

Episode 43 ~ In Which There’s Some Not So Yummies

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

~Lola's Ziga-Zaga Scarf & Fingerless Gloves on US10 (6.0mm), Tender Touch in Orchid Haze, Rose Petal, and Rain colorways
Are you interested in Test Knitting opportunities????? Email or PM me on Ravelry JavaPurl

Finished Projects -
Damaris -

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

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

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

~Finished watching Angel,
watching The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes with Jeremy Brett,
watching Doc Martin,
started the grand rewatching of all 7 series of Doctor Who before the 50th anniversary in November

~Starry, Starry Night yarn from Toil and Trouble, you can get a special price by purchasing the Doctor Who Starry Socks Kit which includes the Starry, Starry Night yarn and my Rescue Me, Chin Boy, and Show Me the Stars (Doctor Who Inspired Socks) Pattern

~Thinking of hosting an Instagram Crafty Photo A Day similar to the FMSPhotoADay concept but with crafty type prompts. Thoughts?????

~Yucky Weather

~Scotland update - visa insanity, plane tickets, immigration, agh! 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!

~Starflower (Tales of Goldstone Wood Book #4) sent to us by Angie (Sundaisy920)

~starting the Wicked: Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West by Gregory Maguire which is the first of the 4 book series called Wicked Years

~Continuum - 2.2 Split Second - Next is 2.3 Second Thoughts on 21/06/13

~Warehouse 13 - 4.17 What Matters Most - Next is 4.18 Lost & Found on 24/06/13

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

~Coming in July - Hip to Be Square KAL

~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!