Episode 362 ~ In Which Those Are Magical Stitches!

published 1 month ago by C.C. + Damaris Almon

Show Notes:Intro - ~Welcome new members who've introduced themselves in our Ravelry GroupOn the Needles - Dami - ~persephone wrap on US6 (4mm), Wild Happy Color Authentic Base in Dami’s Muse colourwayC.C. -~Happy 20th Birthday Dami! Socks on US1.5 (2.5mm), Knit Picks Stroll Hand-Painted in the Borealis colourway~Inner Peace Shawl on US4 (3.5mm), Pandia's Jewels Snug in the Supernatural colourway & Suburban Stitcher Sock in the Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park colourway~English Paper PiecingFinished Projects - Dami - ~NoneC.C. -~2019 Preemie Hat #37 on US6 (4mm), Plymouth Yarn Linaza Hand Dyed in the Mauve Pink Orange colourway & Sunsoaked Sister Everything Earth in the Taupe colourwayFlosstube - Beginning at timestamp 8:29Dami - ~Every Day is An Adventure by Joann’sC.C. - ~Quaker Pumpkin by The Stitcherhood ~School of Magical Stitches and Literature~Stay tuned for Yummies & September/October/November Artistic Autumnal AL~Flosstube I'm binging:2 Martini Stitcher - I'm caught up!Cupcake StitcherYummies (our current favourite things) - ~Project bag from Tilting Planet (and free patterns)~GGK Crafty Photo A Day Challenge - #GGKCraftyPAD - details for September here~Upcoming Events:*Fall Pacific Northwest Yarn Crawl, first weekend in October, 2019 - Not attending but for your information*Knit City in Vancouver, first weekend in October, 2019*Fiber Fusion Northwest, Evergreen State Fairgrounds in Monroe, WA, third weekend in October, 2019*SeaMeowCon, last weekend in October, 2019*Knitting Retreat, Saturday, 9-November-19*Yarn Revolution, Sunday, 10-November-19What 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 Secret Diaries of Miss Anne Lister - Dami is reading~The Glass Scientists (webcomic) by Sabrina Cotungo - Dami is readingJuly / August / September RAL - 15 minutes of reading daily challenge - #GGKRAL19* 88-92 of 92 days - 1 or more giveaways for eBook, everyone gets $1.20 off any single pattern coupon code & 88+ days RAL virtual badge * 61-87 of 92 days - 1 or more giveaways for single pattern, everyone gets 61+ days RAL virtual badge2019 RAL Yearlong Challenge~July / August / September* 92 days - 10 entries* 88-91 days - 8 entries* 61-87 days - 5 entries~October / November / December* 92 days - 10 entries* 88-91 days - 8 entries* 61-87 days - 5 entries~All 365 days - 10 bonus entries~Modern Mrs. Darcy 2019 Reading Challenge - 6 bonus entries ~3 prize winners drawn from all the entries - each will receive yarn, a pattern, & maybe more!~White fragility: why it's so hard to talk to white people about racism by Robin DiAngelo - C.C. is reading~Harry Potter & the Goblet of Fire (Harry Potter #4) by J.K. Rowling - C.C. is rereading with Harry Potter & the Sacred Text podcast & Swish and Flick: An All Potter Podcast~The Fiery Cross (Outlander #5) by Diana Gabaldon - C.C. is rereading~A Night's Tail (Magical Cats Mystery #11) by Sofie Kelly - C.C. finished reading~The Cat Who… Series by Lilian Jackson Braun - C.C. finished reading Book 11~The Pawful Truth (Cat in the Stacks #11) by Miranda James - C.C. is reading~Movies - Forever in My Heart | Mystery 101: Words Can Kill~Younger - watching Season 6~Father Brown - watching Series 4~When Hope Calls - watching Season 1~Chesapeake Shores - watching Season 4~Murdoch Mysteries - watching Season 13~My Favourite Murder podcast~Hadestown Original Broadway Cast Recording~Cabin Pressure~My Fair Lady revival cast recording 2018~Natasha, Pierre, & the Great Comet of 1812 OCR 2013September/October/November Artistic Autumnal AL -*Runs from 1-September through 30-November*Details - any project you knit/crochet/weave/spin/stitch/sew 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*Each project that you knit/crochet/weave/spin must be at least 20yds/18.3m that you finish and post in the Ravelry FO Thread counts as 1 entry into the giveaways. If your project is not at least 20yds/18.3m, you need to group it in a single post with other projects that together total at least 20yds/18.3m. For stitching/sewing projects, we’ll leave it to your best judgment. If you wanted our official ruling, PM PM JavaPurl or Email us at geekygirlsknit@gmail.com*Feel free to poly-dip in other ALs as long as it fits in with other rules (including the great podcaster craft together)*Prizes: If you’d like to donate one, PM PM JavaPurl or Email us at geekygirlsknit@gmail.comStitch Marker Sets made & donated by Julia (nimruse) of Pandia's Jewels - 3 Labyrinth, 1 Frankenstein, & 1 Bride of Frankenstein - 5 winners will each win a random set Orange Camper bag by ArtByAna from Rhonda (DuellingNeedles)Swoonish Walker (sock blank) OOAK from Eileen (Leaner)Moda Dea Sassy Stripes DK in the Polo colourway - 2 skeins from Tricia (pazscott)Satsuma Street It Always Seems Impossible Until It Is Done pattern by Jody Rice from TiltingPlanets on Etsy*Must be a member of the our Ravelry group ~ Geeky Girls Knit Podcast to participate*Social Media Hashtag: #GGKAutumn19*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 a Chatter Thread on Ravelry so we can encourage each other along the way.Ask the Geeky Girls - Hillary (CraftyTextileLady) from Canada asks:I have a question for CC (since I’m going to go out on a limb and assume Dami is too busy with school to be attempting it): How are you doing with the Modern Ms Darcy reading challenge? I’m trying both it and your reading challenge for the first time this year. I have found it has caused me to pick up books that I otherwise wouldn’t read, some of which I’ve enjoyed and others not so much.We mention: Lady Falcon Travelers (my 100 Acre Wood BuJo cover)For the Love by Jen HatmakerMindful Silenece by Phileena HeuertzJ.D. Robb's In Death SeriesTurtles All the Way Down by John GreenDangerous Minds by Janet EvanovichThe Pursuit by Janet EvanovichCurious Minds by Janet EvanovichThe Care & Feeding of Ravenously Hungry Girls by Anissa GrayGhosted by Rosie WalshThe Thief by Fuminori NakamuraTranscription by Kate AtkinsonThe Cat Who Could Read Backwards by Lilian Jackson BraunMisc. - ~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_almonDami - ~ on Ravelry as damisdoodles~ on Fitbit as user 2Y8TJC~ on Instagram as damisdoodlesPink Purl - ~on Instagram as pinkpurlalmonJavaPurl Designs~ C.C.'s Knitting Designs on Ravelry~ Dami's Knitting Designs on Ravelry~ JavaPurl Designs websiteGeeky 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 PatronUntil next time,Happy Knitting!

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