Episode 378 ~ In Which We’re A Bit Off

published 1 week 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. -~2020 Birthday Socks for Izzy on US1.5 (2.5mm), Premier Yarns Serenity Sock Prints in the Purple Spice colourway & XrayAnn Hand Dyed Fingering Sock Weight in the Semi Solid Battleship colourwayFinished Projects - Dami - ~NoneC.C. -~Christmas 2019 Slippers for Noah on US5 (3.75mm) & US7 (4.5mm), Knitologie Glowing Worsted in the Pachyderm colourway & Red Heart Soft in the Light Grey Heather colourway~2020 Preemie Hat #1 on US6 (4mm), Big Twist Sincerely Ombres in the Cupcake Confetti colourway & Lion Brand Heartland in the King's Canyon colourwayFlosstube - Beginning at timestamp 4:52Dami - ~Pokemon Vulpix/Ninetails by VideoGameXStitchC.C. - ~Country Cottage Needleworks Countdown to Christmas~Quaker Pumpkin by The Stitcherhood~Emily’s House - Stitch-A-Long using #pnwemilyshousesal~School of Magical Stitches and LiteratureYummies (our current favourite things) - ~Little Women~Acorns & Threads purchases~Snipattie's from CattyCrosstitches on Etsy~GGK Crafty Photo A Day Challenge - #GGKCraftyPAD - details for January hereWhat 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!~Cymbeline by Shakespeare - Dami is reading~Little Women by Louisa May Alcott - Dami is reading~The Glass Scientists (webcomic) by Sabrina Cotungo - Dami is readingJanuary / February / March 2020 RAL - 15 minutes of reading daily challenge - #GGKRAL20* 87-91 of 91 days - 1 or more giveaways for eBook, everyone gets $1.20 off any single pattern coupon code & 87+ days RAL virtual badge * 61-86 of 91 days - 1 or more giveaways for single pattern, everyone gets 61+ days RAL virtual badge* #GGKRAL202020 RAL Yearlong Challenge~January / February / March* 91 days - 10 entries* 87-90 days - 8 entries* 61-86 days - 5 entries~April / May / June* 91 days - 10 entries* 87-90 days - 8 entries* 60-86 days - 5 entries~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~Read All 366 days - 10 bonus entries~Complete the Modern Mrs. Darcy 2020 Reading Challenge - 12 bonus entries [all or none] (we'll open a thread for you to post this in December 2020)~3 grand prize winners drawn from all the entries~Harry Potter & the Order of the Phoenix (Harry Potter #5) by J.K. Rowling - C.C. is rereading with Harry Potter & the Sacred Text podcast & Swish and Flick: An All Potter Podcast~J.P. Beaumont Series by J.A. Jance - C.C. finished reading Books 8-9~Detective Murdoch Series by Maureen Jennings - C.C. finished reading Book 2~In Death Series by J.D. Robb - C.C. finished reading Books 36-37 & is reading Book 38~First Grave on the Right (Charley Davidson #1) by Darynda Jones - C.C. is reading~Movies - The Aeronauts | Winter in Vail | Crossword Mysteries: Abracadaver~Silent Witness - finished watching Series 8-9 and watching Series 10~Father Brown - finished watching Series 7~Doctor Who - watching Series 12~NCIS: LA - watching Season 11~Call the Midwife - watching Series 9~Murdoch Mysteries - watching Season 13~Schitt’s Creek - watching Season 6~My Favourite Murder podcast~Random Spotify PlaylistsDecember / January / February Winter Wonderland AL -*Runs from 1-December through 29-February*Details - any project you knit/crochet/weave/spin/stitch/sew that you can convince us relates to winter*No WIPS - Your project must be begun no earlier than 1-December and finished no later than 29-February*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.com~Santa Claus Hoop Cross Stitch Kit~Stickers (pink cat & fox) from Ainsley (daughter of yarnthusiast) & Stitch Markers made & donated by Theresa (JASZCreations) of JASZCreations on Etsy - Knitting Diva & Made With Love~Vidalana Ascendance by KnitCrate in the Ancient Ruin colourway - 4 skeins - 4 winners will each win 1 skein ~Bar-Maids deodorant, mini LoLo Bar, mini face pudding, mini LoLo lips - 2 sets - 2 winners will each win 1 set~Knitologie Glowing Worsted by KnitCrate in the Sea colourway - 2 skeins - 2 winners will each win 1 skein*Must be a member of the our Ravelry group ~ Geeky Girls Knit Podcast to participate*Social Media Hashtag: #GGKWinter1920*Thread will be locked the morning of 1-March 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 - Penny (Pennygale) from Kentucky asks:Have you ever done a craft like diamond painting? It’s sort of like cross stitch/paint by number…the image is charted on a sticky canvas, you use a tool to pick up and place a colored ‘diamonds’ (sort of like beads). I just received and started one, and it’s quite addictive. Would this work for the AL?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!

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