Episode 371 ~ In Which We’re NOT Sponsored by Starbucks

published 2 weeks ago by C.C. + Damaris Almon

Show Notes:Intro - ~Welcome new members who've introduced themselves in our Ravelry GroupOn the Needles - Dami - ~NoneC.C. -~NaKniSweMo 2019 Strange Brew Cardigan on US4 (3.5mm) & US6 (4mm), Berroco Vintage DK in the Blush, White, Black, & Cracked Pepper colourwaysFinished Projects - Dami - ~NoneC.C. -~NoneFlosstube - Beginning at timestamp 9:41Dami - ~Every Day is An Adventure by Joann’sC.C. - ~NoneYummies (our current favourite things) - ~123Stitch Order~Just CrossStitch December 2019 Issue~Indie Design Gift-A-Long~GGK Crafty Photo A Day Challenge - #GGKCraftyPAD - details for November here~Upcoming Events:*Men on Boats at Seattle Pacific UniversityWhat 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!~Lonely Planet by Steven Dietz - Dami is reading~Indecent by Paula Vogel - Dami is reading~Medea by Euripidies (trans. Diane Arnson Svarlien) - Dami is reading~The Glass Scientists (webcomic) by Sabrina Cotungo - Dami is readingOctober / November / December 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~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 entriesGrand Prize #1:Audine Wools by Knitcrate Halo DK yarn - 2 skeins of MouseYour choice of 1 eBook or 3 single patterns from the JavaPurl Designs Ravelry StoreElephant Stitch Marker by Mermaid City YarnWool & Cashmere Shampoo by The LaundressSweet Baby Gift Tags by KnitterellaLose Me Not by Jan B. SmileyHoneyberry Studios NotebookPandia’s Jewels Hunger Games Sticker SetGrand Prize #2:Vidalana by Knitcrate yarn - 2 skeins of ChewiesYour choice of 1 eBook or 3 single patterns from the JavaPurl Designs Ravelry StoreStictch Marker by Exchanging FireNotions Pouch by A Little KnittyHouse Fabric Tape MeasurerLose Me Not by Jan B. SmileyHoneyberry Studios NotebookPandia’s Jewels Hunger Games Sticker SetGrand Prize #3:Vidalana Heathered Chunky by Knitcrate yarn - 2 skeins of Black CherryYour choice of 1 eBook or 3 single patterns from the JavaPurl Designs Ravelry StoreCamel Stitch MarkerMJ Yarns Simple Sock Fingering Mini Skein in the Peacock colourwayMake Something Today zippered bag by KnitcratePoke Me Not by Jan B. SmileyHoneyberry Studios NotebookPandia’s Jewels Hunger Games Sticker Set~Beholding and Becoming: The Art of Everyday Worship by Ruth Chou Simons - C.C. finished 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 War That Saved My Life Series by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley - C.C. finished reading Books 1-2~You Don't Know Me by Susan May Warren - C.C. finished reading~The Late Show (Renée Ballard #1) by Michael Connelly - C.C. finished reading~The Cat Who… Series by Lilian Jackson Braun - C.C. finished reading Book 12~What Alice Forgot by Liane Moriarty - C.C. is reading~Until Proven Guilty (J.P. Beaumont #1) by J.A. Jance - C.C. is reading~Movies - A Christmas Miracle | Christmas Under the Stars | A Godwink Christmas: Meant for Love~Silent Witness - finished watching Series 6~Father Brown - watching Series 6~Supernatural - watching Season 15~The Blacklist - watching Season 7~The DNA of Murder with Paul Holes - watching Season 1~NCIS: LA - watching Season 11~Supergirl - watching Season 5~Murdoch Mysteries - watching Season 13~NCIS - Season 17~NCIS: NO - Season 6~Arrow - watching Season 8~My Favourite Murder podcast~Hadestown Original Broadway Cast Recording~Christy Nockels’ The Thrill of Hope Renewed~Cabin Pressure~Random Spotify PlaylistsSeptember/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 EtsyJust CrossStitch Volume 37, No. 5 - October 2019*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 - Jane (JanieB) from London asks:What knits do you keep thinking you’ll do but put off?Also do you have knitting plans already for 2020?WE NEED MORE QUESTIONS!!!!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_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 and Cross Stitch -~ our Ravelry group ~ Geeky Girls Knit & Cross Stitch Podcast (FlossTube)~ our Facebook page~ email us: geekygirlsknit@gmail.com~ on iTunes~ on YouTube~ Support the Podcast, Become a PatronUntil next time,Happy Knitting!

more episodes from Geeky Girls Knit and Cross Stitch