Thursday, 16 November 2017

Episode 268 ~ In Which They’ve Got Feathers





Show Notes:

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

On the Needles -
Dami -
~tickled pink + green cowl on US 4 (3.5 mm), Abstract Fiber + Malabrigo Sock in Fresco Y Seco

C.C. -
~NaKniSweMo 2017 Puntilla Sweater on US2.5 (3mm) & US4 (3.5 mm), Knitting in France Sparkles in the Something About C.C. colourway & Ripples Crafts Hand Dyed Yarns Suilven in the Pikkewyn colourway

Finished Projects -
Dami -
~None

C.C. -
~2017 Preemie Hat #46 on US6 (4mm), Fierce Fibers Springy Fingering in the Gradient Purple Lotus - Medium colourway & Little Fish Stitches in the Radioactive Barbie colourway

Yummies (our current favourite things) -
~Knit Fit! Seattle
Sweater’s quantity of yarn from NanoStitchLab
Yarn from Canon Hand Dyes
Sheep Dryer Balls from Farm Girl Products
Earrings & Claw Clips from Sincere Sheep

~Ring from Richelle of Red Scorpio

~First Look at the 13th Doctor

~2017 Project Peace hosted by The Healthy Knitter | Project Peace Shawl on Ravelry


Anne of Green Gables Shawl Kits are available for pre-order through Saturday, 18-November-2017


~GGK Crafty Photo A Day Challenge - #GGKCraftyPAD - details for November here









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!

~The Hunchback of Notre Dame by Victor Hugo - Dami is reading

~Uninvited: Living Loved When You Feel Less Than, Left Out, and Lonely by Lysa TerKeurst - C.C. is reading

~Wisteria Wyverns (Wisteria Witches Mysteries Book 5) by Angela Pepper - C.C. finished reading

~A Witch Before Dying (Wicked Witches of the Midwest Book 11) by Amanda M. Lee - C.C. finished reading

~A Fowl Feast (A Hooked & Cooked Cozy Mystery Series Book 7) by Lyndsey Cole - C.C. finished reading

~Lucky Witch: A Beechwood Harbor Magic Mystery (Beechwood Harbor Magic Mysteries Book 5) by Danielle Garrett - C.C. finished reading

~A Call of Vampires (A Shade of Vampire #51) by Bella Forrest - C.C. finished reading

~Frosting Disaster (Sweetland Witch) by Zoe Arden - C.C. is reading

~Movies - The Sweetest Christmas | A Song For Christmas | Finding Father Christmas | Engaging Father Christmas | Enchanted Christmas

~Poldark - finished watching Series 2 & watching Series 3

~NCIS - watching Season 15

~NCIS: NO - watching Season 4

~The Flash - watching Season 4

~The Blacklist - watching Season 5

~Criminal Minds - watching Season 13

~Doc Martin - Series 8 finale

~Supernatural - watching Season 13

~The Big Bang Theory - watching Season 11

~Arrow - watching Season 6

~Blindspot - watching Season 3

~NCIS: LA - watching Season 9

~Supergirl - watching Season 3

~Murdoch Mysteries - watching Season 11

~Outlander - watching Season 3

~Spotify C.C. + Dami ♥ Musicals playlist


~Hadestown Concept Album & Hadestown OCR

September/October/November Artistic Autumnal AL -



*Runs from 1-September through 30-November

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

*No WIPS - Your project must be begun no earlier than 1-September and finished no later than 30-November

*Feel free to poly-dip in other ALs 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


Charlie Brown needle holder(from Kimarie’s Knit Knacks) & Autumnal Stitch Markers


Gnome Acres Stars Hollow (from KellyChron)


Pom Pom Quarterly Issue 8 (from Ramonafirehorse)


Nala's Big Sister Shawl by Amanda Rate


Bicycle project bag from KnitRunDig (gently used) + Harry Potter Wand keychain


Embroidery Tote Bag from Edinburgh Yarn Festival


Beach Hut Socks by Zoe Carter


a Ravelry pattern of up to $6 donated by an anonymous sponsor


coffee project bag from January Designs Co.


Doctor Who project bag from January Designs Co.

*Must be a member of the Geeky Girls Knit Podcast group on Ravelry to participate

*Each project you finish and post in the Ravelry Artistic Autumnal AL **FO Thread** (2017) counts as 1 entry into the giveaways

*Social Media Hashtag: #GGKAutumn17

*Thread will be locked the morning of 1-December and winner(s) drawn on the next podcast following that

*For any and all giveaways, prizes, competitions, ALs, 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!

*There is an Artistic Autumnal AL Chatter Thread on Ravelry so we can encourage each other along the way.

Ask the Geeky Girls -
Sarah (Auntieknitsalot) from California asks:
This is for Dami, do you think that you are going to go to musical or theater school or is there something that you want to do and are you thinking of going away to school or are you going to try to home school college as well?

Review/Giveaway -
Impwear Home Vintage Lunch Sack
Visit the Impwear Home website & then tell us your favourite item from their shop in the giveaway thread in our Ravelry group ~ Geeky Girls Knit Podcast. The giveaway will be open for 2 weeks & the winner will be announced in Episode 270.

Misc. -

~Support the Podcast, Become A Patron


~Want another way to help support our podcast? Throughout our website, links to books, tv shows, movies, etc. are Amazon Affiliate Links. We receive a portion of what you spend when you click through our website to shop on Amazon. What we receive helps us with the costs associated with producing this podcast as well as with prizes & shipping for giveaways. Thanks in advance for your support!


If you are in the UK, please click this link, Amazon.co.uk, or the banner below to shop:


If you are in Canada, please click this link, Amazon.ca or the banner below to shop:


~For any and all giveaways, prizes, competitions, ALs, 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!

Find Us Online -
C.C. -
~ on Ravelry as JavaPurl
~ on Fitbit as user 2F8K2V
~ on Instagram as cc_almon

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

JavaPurl Designs
~ C.C.'s Knitting Designs on Ravelry
~ Dami's Knitting Designs on Ravelry
~ JavaPurl Designs website

Geeky Girls Knit -
~ our Ravelry group ~ Geeky Girls Knit Podcast
~ our Facebook page
~ email us: geekygirlsknit@gmail.com
~ on iTunes
~ on YouTube
~ Support the Podcast, Become a Patron

Until next time,
Happy Knitting!

Thursday, 9 November 2017

Episode 267 ~ In Which I Need You To Talk A Little Longer So I Can Get To The End of the Row





Show Notes:

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

On the Needles -
Dami -
~tickled pink + green cowl on US 4 (3.5 mm), Abstract Fiber + Malabrigo Sock in Fresco Y Seco

C.C. -
~NaKniSweMo 2017 Puntilla Sweater on US2.5 (3mm) & US4 (3.5 mm), Knitting in France Sparkles in the Something About C.C. colourway & Ripples Crafts Hand Dyed Yarns Suilven in the Pikkewyn colourway

Finished Projects -
Dami -
~None

C.C. -
~2017 Preemie Hat #45 on US6 (4mm), Sunflower Yarns Strafford in the Winter Buster colourway & Various Unknown Yarns

Yummies (our current favourite things) -
~Vogue Knitting LIVE Seattle
Kitty project bag from Lizzie Bags
Fix-A-Stitch from Post Stitch Box
Felici yarn from Knit Picks
Design yarn from Black Trillium Fibres
Mini-skein from Little Fish Stitches
Pillow from Pain Free Pillow

~Anastasia Playbill for Anastasia Broadway


Sign Up for the JavaPurl Designs Newsletter

and/or the Owl About Yarn Newsletter
so that you can pre-order the Please Call Me Anne With An E Shawl Kit 24 hours before the public can!

~GGK Crafty Photo A Day Challenge - #GGKCraftyPAD - details for November here









~Upcoming Events We'll Be Attending:
~Knit Fit! - Saturday, 11-November, through, Sunday, 12-November-2017

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!

~The Hunchback of Notre Dame by Victor Hugo - Dami is reading

~Uninvited: Living Loved When You Feel Less Than, Left Out, and Lonely by Lysa TerKeurst - C.C. is reading

~Little Girl Lost Series by Alexandria Clarke - C.C. finished reading Books 2-3

~Sliced Up by Lyndsey Cole - C.C. finished reading

~Spell Hath No Fury: Lexi Balefire, Matchmaker Witch (Fate Weaver Book 5) by ReGina Welling - C.C. finished reading

~Wisteria Wyverns (Wisteria Witches Mysteries Book 5) by Angela Pepper - C.C. is reading

~Movies - Christmas Festival Of Ice | The Perfect Christmas Present | Miss Christmas | Christmas In The Air

~Poldark - watching Series 2

~NCIS - watching Season 15

~NCIS: NO - watching Season 4

~The Flash - watching Season 4

~The Blacklist - watching Season 5

~Doc Martin - watching Series 8

~Supernatural - watching Season 13

~The Big Bang Theory - watching Season 11

~Arrow - watching Season 6

~Blindspot - watching Season 3

~NCIS: LA - watching Season 9

~Supergirl - watching Season 3

~Murdoch Mysteries - watching Season 11

~Outlander - watching Season 3

~Spotify C.C. + Dami ♥ Musicals playlist


~Anastasia OBCR

~Hadestown Concept Album

September/October/November Artistic Autumnal AL -



*Runs from 1-September through 30-November

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

*No WIPS - Your project must be begun no earlier than 1-September and finished no later than 30-November

*Feel free to poly-dip in other ALs 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


Charlie Brown needle holder(from Kimarie’s Knit Knacks) & Autumnal Stitch Markers


Gnome Acres Stars Hollow (from KellyChron)


Pom Pom Quarterly Issue 8 (from Ramonafirehorse)


Nala's Big Sister Shawl by Amanda Rate


Bicycle project bag from KnitRunDig (gently used) + Harry Potter Wand keychain


Embroidery Tote Bag from Edinburgh Yarn Festival


Beach Hut Socks by Zoe Carter


a Ravelry pattern of up to $6 donated by an anonymous sponsor


coffee project bag from January Designs Co.


Doctor Who project bag from January Designs Co.

*Must be a member of the Geeky Girls Knit Podcast group on Ravelry to participate

*Each project you finish and post in the Ravelry Artistic Autumnal AL **FO Thread** (2017) counts as 1 entry into the giveaways

*Social Media Hashtag: #GGKAutumn17

*Thread will be locked the morning of 1-December and winner(s) drawn on the next podcast following that

*For any and all giveaways, prizes, competitions, ALs, 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!

*There is an Artistic Autumnal AL Chatter Thread on Ravelry so we can encourage each other along the way.

Ask the Geeky Girls -
Jamie (JamieBB1975) from Indiana asks:
Hi CC, Everyone loves a good love story. Do you mind sharing yours? How did you and the hubs meet?

Misc. -

~Support the Podcast, Become A Patron


~Want another way to help support our podcast? Throughout our website, links to books, tv shows, movies, etc. are Amazon Affiliate Links. We receive a portion of what you spend when you click through our website to shop on Amazon. What we receive helps us with the costs associated with producing this podcast as well as with prizes & shipping for giveaways. Thanks in advance for your support!


If you are in the UK, please click this link, Amazon.co.uk, or the banner below to shop:


If you are in Canada, please click this link, Amazon.ca or the banner below to shop:


~For any and all giveaways, prizes, competitions, ALs, 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!

Find Us Online -
C.C. -
~ on Ravelry as JavaPurl
~ on Fitbit as user 2F8K2V
~ on Instagram as cc_almon

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

JavaPurl Designs
~ C.C.'s Knitting Designs on Ravelry
~ Dami's Knitting Designs on Ravelry
~ JavaPurl Designs website

Geeky Girls Knit -
~ our Ravelry group ~ Geeky Girls Knit Podcast
~ our Facebook page
~ email us: geekygirlsknit@gmail.com
~ on iTunes
~ on YouTube
~ Support the Podcast, Become a Patron

Until next time,
Happy Knitting!