Episode 379 ~ In Which I Don’t Wanna Spoil It!

published 4 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. -~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. -~2020 Preemie Hat #2 on US6 (4mm), Lion Brand Heartland in the King's Canyon colourway & Reynolds Play Time in the Tan colourwayFlosstube - Beginning at timestamp 7:00Dami - ~Pokemon Vulpix/Ninetails by VideoGameXStitch~Madame Leota by The Witchy StitcherC.C. - ~Country Cottage Needleworks Countdown to Christmas - FO!~Emily’s House - Stitch-A-Long using #pnwemilyshousesal~My Christmas List by Silver Creek Samplers~School of Magical Stitches and LiteratureYummies (our current favourite things) - ~Needle book from PudgyCorgiCrochet on Etsy~Kitty project bag from The 805 Stitcher on Etsy~Snipattie's from CattyCrosstitches on Etsy~Cards & Stickers from Honeyberry Studios~Knit Crate - Use the coupon code GEEKY20 to get 20% off of your first order! This code will only work to discount the first month of a recurring monthly subscription and any of our Shop items.~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~Dami is skimming various plays~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~In Death Series by J.D. Robb - C.C. finished reading Books 36-37 & finished reading Books 38-39 & is reading Book 40~First Grave on the Right (Charley Davidson #1) by Darynda Jones - C.C. finished reading~Detective Murdoch Series by Maureen Jennings - C.C. finished reading Book 3~Carry On & Wayward Son (Simon Snow #1-2) by Rainbow Rowell - C.C. finished reading~J.P. Beaumont Series by J.A. Jance - C.C. finished reading Books 10-11~Movies - Love in Winterland | A Beautiful Place to Die: A Martha's Vineyard Mystery~Silent Witness - finished watching Series 10-11 & watching Series 12~Modern Love - finished watching Season 1~Carnival Row - finished watching Season 1~Father Brown - watching Series 8~NCIS - watching Season 17~Criminal Minds - watching Season 15~Stumptown - watching Season 1~Death in Paradise - watching Series 9~Doctor Who - watching Series 12~NCIS: LA - watching Season 11~Call the Midwife - watching Series 9~Murdoch Mysteries - watching Season 13~Arrow - watching Season 8 & Legends of Tomorrow - Crisis on Infinite Earths conclusion~Schitt’s Creek - watching Season 6~My Favourite Murder podcast~Cabin Pressure~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 - #TheChristineTag from Christine of the Stitch All the Things Flosstube1. Have you ever called in to a radio station; why?2. What was an odd task or chore you were given as a child?3. Do you remember any recurring dreams from your childhood?4. Can you curl your tongue?5. What is something you have struggled with throughout your whole life?6. Can you parallel park? Can you drive a stick shift?7. How well you do react when the internet is slow or your computer acts up?8. Have you ever sent a meal back at a restaurant?9. It’s 30 minutes until dinner time and you haven’t planned anything to make. What do you do?10. Is there a word you have always pronounced incorrectly but didn’t realize it until later in life?11. What is your social media pet peeve?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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