Episode 381 ~ In Which He’s Got Beans in His Bottom

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. -~2020 Valentine’s Day Socks for the Dr. Hubs on US1.5 (2.5mm), Kalispell Sock in the Pretty Bird colourway~Sending My Love to Katy Slippers on US5 (3.75mm) & US7 (4.5mm), Uru.Yarn Sugared Worsted in the Roses colourwayFinished Projects - Dami - ~NoneC.C. -~2020 Preemie Hat #4 on US6 (4mm), Lion Brand Heartland in the King’s Canyon colourway & Knit Picks Wool of the Andes Worsted in the Green Tea Heather colourwayFlosstube - Beginning at timestamp 5:38Dami - ~Madame Leota by The Witchy StitcherC.C. - ~Emily’s House - Stitch-A-Long using #pnwemilyshousesal~My Christmas List by Silver Creek Samplers~Mill Hill Kitty OrnamentYummies (our current favourite things) - ~D-O stuffie~Cross stitch goodies from Lori (Lavisa)~The Happy Planner Simply Lovely Stickers & Recollections Stickers~Lizzie Kate Tiny Tidings III Pattern~GGK Crafty Photo A Day Challenge - #GGKCraftyPAD - details for January here & for February 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~As It Is In Heaven and Gulf View Drive by Arlene Hutton - 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~Integrative Therapies for Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, and Myofascial Pain: The Mind-Body Connection by Celeste Cooper & Jeff Miller - C.C. is reading~J.P. Beaumont Series by J.A. Jance - C.C. finished reading Book 12~The Princess Diarist by Carrie Fisher - C.C. finished reading~1984 by George Orwell - C.C. finished reading~The Illuminae Files Series by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff - C.C. finished reading Book 1 & is reading Book 2~Second Grave on the Left (Charley Davidson Series #2) by Darynda Jones - C.C. is reading~Movies - Hearts of Winter~Silent Witness - watching Series 13~Wynonna Earp - watching Season 1~NCIS - watching Season 17~Criminal Minds - watching Season 15~Stumptown - watching Season 1~Star Trek: Picard - watching Season 1~Death in Paradise - watching Series 9~Supernatural - watching Season 15~Doctor Who - watching Series 12~Supergirl - watching Season 5~Call the Midwife - watching Series 9~Murdoch Mysteries - watching Season 13~Prodigal Son - watching Season 1~My Favourite Murder podcast~Cabin Pressure~Random Spotify Playlists~C.C.’s Favs playlistDecember / 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 - Amy (abingham) from Oregon asks:Do you set reading goals for the year? As far as how many books you will read in the year? I set goals on goodreads for the number of books I am trying to read. If you do set goals, how do you track your progress?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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