Episode 394 ~ In Which It’s the Last Time for It’s Not Raspberry

published 1 month ago by C.C. + Damaris Almon

Show Notes:Intro - On the Needles - Dami - ~NoneC.C. -~Jeremy’s 2020 Birthday Socks on US1.5 (2.5mm), See my Ravelry project page for the colourwaysProject bag from Nerd Bird Makery & Stitch Markers from Ann Tudor & Tilting PlanetFinished Projects - Dami - ~NoneC.C. -~2020 Preemie Hat #17 on US6 (4mm), Knit Picks Wool of the Andes Worsted in the Semolina colourway & Patons UK Fab DK Variegated in the Raspberry colourwayFlosstube - Begins at timestamp 5:26Dami - ~Rapunzel by UniqueDoorSignC.C. - ~Delivering the Coffee Beans by Homespun EleganceProject bag from Stitch Toolbox~My Christmas List by Silver Creek SamplersProject Bag from The 805 Stitcher~Edinburgh Castle by Terra Luna StitcheryNeedle Minder from TopKnotStitcherProject Bag from KnitRunDigUsing Pattern Keeper software on Kindle Fire 7~Semi-Sane StitchersYummies (our current favourite things) - ~Needle Minders from TopKnotStitcher~Fabric from Fortnight Fabrics~GGK Crafty Photo A Day Challenge - #GGKCraftyPAD - details for May here~Upcoming Events:*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!~Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë - Dami is reading~The Dobe Ju/’hoansi by Richard B. Lee - Dami is reading~The Glass Scientists (webcomic) by Sabrina Cotungo - Dami is readingApril / May / June 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 * 60-86 of 91 days - 1 or more giveaways for single pattern, everyone gets 60+ days RAL virtual badge* #GGKRAL202020 RAL Yearlong Challenge~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~Fibershed: Growing a Movement of Farmers, Fashion Activists, and Makers for a New Textile Economy by Rebecca Burgess - C.C. is reading~The Poisoner's Handbook: Murder and the Birth of Forensic Medicine in Jazz Age New York by Deborah Blum - C.C. finished reading~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~Detective D.D. Warren Series by Lisa Gardner - C.C. finished reading Books 4-5~Max Revere Series by Allison Brennan - C.C. finished reading Book 2 & is reading Book 3~The Final Six Series by Alexandra Monir - C.C. finished reading Book 2~Movies - Love Never Dies | Matchmaker Mysteries: A Fatal Romance~Silent Witness - finished watching Series 20-21 and watching Series 22~Frasier - finished rewatching Season 4 & rewatching Season 5~Cabin Fever~The Flash - watching Season 6~The Masked Singer - watching Season 3~The Blacklist - watching Season 7~NCIS: LA - watching Season 11~Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist - watching Season 1~When Calls the Heart - watching Season 7~Outlander - watching Season 5~Prodigal Son - watching Season 1~Whose Line Is It Anyway? - watching Season 15~My Favourite Murder podcast~Cabin Pressure~Random Spotify Playlists~Songs of Resilience playlist~C.C.’s Favs playlistMarch/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 - Sandy (sjh801) from Pennsylvania asks:Other than personal preference, when knitting socks, are some ways better/easier than others? DPNs, magic loop, two circulars?Originally asked/answered in 2014Misc. - ~Threads Entwined - 15% off until the end of May, 2020, with the coupon code geeky15~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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