Episode 387 ~ In Which Washing Your Hands Isn’t Just for a Pandemic

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. -~The Force is Strong With These Socks aka Luke & Leia SkySOCKers on US1.5 (2.5mm), Countess Ablaze Lady Persephone Sock in the Stardust colourwayFinished Projects - Dami - ~NoneC.C. -~2020 Preemie Hat #9 on US6 (4mm), Knit Picks Wool of the Andes Worsted in the Green Tea Heather colourway & Lion Brand Heartland in the Glacier Bay colourway~2020 Preemie Hat #10 on US6 (4mm), Bernat Softee Baby Ombres & Prints in the Prince Pebbles colourway~2020 Valentine’s Day Socks for the Dr. Hubs on US1.5 (2.5mm), Kalispell Sock in the Pretty Bird colourwayFlosstube - Beginning at timestamp 11:03Dami - ~Madame Leota by The Witchy StitcherC.C. - ~FFO! of Countdown to Christmas~FO!!!!! - A Very Hilde Yule - #bendyhildesal with Liz @bentneedlemakes~FO!!!!! - Pusheen Kitty #1~Emily’s House - Stitch-A-Long using #pnwemilyshousesal~My Christmas List by Silver Creek Samplers~It's Spring Fever by Blackbird Designs~Semi-Sane StitchersYummies (our current favourite things) - ~I do love knitting patterns Dumbledore decal from Make Moody ~Patterns, floss, & pins from Acorns & Threads~Threads Entwined - 15% off until the end of May, 2020, with the coupon code geeky15~GGK Crafty Photo A Day Challenge - #GGKCraftyPAD - details for March here~Upcoming Events:*PNW Yarn Crawl, 30-April to 3-May-2020*Grazing Hills Fiber Fest in Viola, ID, Saturday & Sunday, 11/12-July-2020, C.C. will be teaching Continental Knitting on Saturday, 11-July-2020, from 10am to noonWhat 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 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~Permission Granted: Be Who You Were Made to Be and Let Go of the Rest by Melissa Camara Wilkins - C.C. is reading~J.P. Beaumont Series by J.A. Jance - C.C. finishing reading Books 16-18~In Death Series by J.D. Robb - C.C. finished reading Books 43-45~Aurora Rising (The Aurora Cycle #1) by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff - C.C. finished reading~Mistress of All Evil: A Tale of the Dark Fairy (Villains #4) by Serena Valentino - C.C. finished reading~Never Never (Detective Harriet Blue #1) by James Patterson & Candice Fox - C.C. finished reading~Charley Davidson Series by Darynda Jones - C.C. finished reading Book 4~The Dearly Beloved by Cara Wall - C.C. finished reading~Mother Knows Best: A Tale of the Old Witch (Villains #5) by Serena Valentino - C.C. finished reading~The Cat Who… Series by Lilian Jackson Braun - C.C. finished reading Book 16 & is reading Book 17~Silent Witness - finished watching Series 16-17 & watching Series 18~The Good Place - finished Seasons 1-2 & watching Season 3~The Masked Singer - finished Season 2 & watching Season 3~Call the Midwife - Series 9 finale~Murdoch Mysteries - Season 13 finale~Agatha Raisin - Series 3 finale~Schitt’s Creek - watching Season 6~The Flash - watching Season 6~Star Trek: Picard - watching Season 1~The Sinner - watching Season 3~Death in Paradise - Series 9 finale~Doctor Who - Series 12 finale~Outlander - watching Season 5~NCIS: LA - watching Season 11~NCIS: NO - watching Season 6~Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist - watching Season 1~When Calls the Heart - watching Season 7~Supergirl - watching Season 5~Stumptown - watching Season 1~NCIS - watching Season 17~My Favourite Murder podcast~Cabin Pressure~Random Spotify Playlists~C.C.’s Favs playlistDecember / January / February Winter Wonderland AL -*Prize Winners Announced: If you're a winner, PM JavaPurl or Email us at geekygirlsknit@gmail.com with your full name & mailing address.~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*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!March/April/May Sheepy Spring AL -*Runs from 1-March through 31-May*Details - any project you knit/crochet/weave/spin/stitch/sew that you can convince us relates to spring*No WIPS - Your project must be begun no earlier than 1-March and finished no later than 31-May*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.comHoneybee Project Bag & Stitch Marker made & donated by Theresa (JASZCreations) of JASZCreations on EtsyLion Brand Magic Stripes in the Jelly Bean colourway - 3 skeins - 3 winners will each win 1 skeinKaren Hallion “She’s Got Help” printPlymouth Owl Shawl Pin from Eileen (Leaner)Pandia’s Jewels Leaf Stitch Marker SetCJ Kopec Creations Integrity, Purple Passion from Eileen (Leaner)One Twisted Tree’s BFL Prime in very Mardi Gras colors from Mary Beth (MaryBeth1199)*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-June 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 - Diana (DianaWave) from California asks:Hi! Do you know of any patterns for the knitwear that characters wear on Anne with an “E”?Misc. - ~Episode 388 will go live on Thursday, 19-MarchEpisode 389 will go live on Friday, 27-March, as normal~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. 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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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