Episode 400 ~ In Which It’s Our 400th Episode!!!!

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

Show Notes:Intro - On the Needles - Dami - ~NoneC.C. -~Noah’s 2020 Birthday Socks on US1.5 (2.5mm), See project page for colourwaysProject bag from Nerd Bird Makery & Stitch Marker from Tilting Planet~Happy 12th Birthday Lola! Slippers on US5 (3.75mm) & US7 (4.5mm), Knit Picks Wool of the Andes Worsted in the Peapod, Creme Brulee, & Conch colourwaysProject bag from Lizzie Bags & Stitch Marker from Tilting PlanetFinished Projects - Dami - ~NoneC.C. -~Inner Peace Shawl on US4 (3.5mm), Pandia's Jewels Snug in the Supernatural colourway & Suburban Stitcher Sock in the Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park colourway~2020 Preemie Hat #23 on US6 (4mm), Bernat Softee Baby in the Princess Pebbles colourway & Caron Simply Soft in the Grey Heather colourwayStash Dash ~ 1,121.9m / 1,500mFlosstube - Begins at timestamp 10:54Dami - ~Rapunzel by UniqueDoorSignProject bag by Fat Cat CreatesNeedle Minder from SewHappyMailBristolSnipattie from cattycrosstitchesC.C. - ~My Christmas List by Silver Creek SamplersProject Bag from The 805 StitcherSnipattie from cattycrosstitches~Pusheen #3Notions Pouch by Purlgurl Buttons~Hilde’s Strawberry Patch by Bendy Stitchy Designs#bendyhildesal with Liz @bentneedlemakesProject bag from Stitch ToolboxSnipattie from cattycrosstitchesStash Dash ~ 2,820 / 20,000 sts~Edinburgh Castle by Terra Luna StitcheryNeedle Minder from TopKnotStitcherProject Bag from KnitRunDigGrime Guard from Crab Shack StitcherySnipattie from cattycrosstitchesUsing Pattern Keeper software on Kindle Fire 711,400 / 265,824 sts complete4.289% complete2 / 60 pages completeStash Dash ~ 4,000 / 18,000 sts~Semi-Sane StitchersYummies (our current favourite things) - ~Fabric from Be Stitch Me~Knitted Stitch Pride Pins~Goodies from Honeyberry Studios~Embroidery kit from 55tree~GGK Crafty Photo A Day Challenge - #GGKCraftyPAD - details for June 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!~The Dobe Ju/’hoansi by Richard B. Lee - Dami finished reading~The Cherry Orchard by Anton Chekhov - Dami finished reading~Hamlet by Shakespeare - Dami finished 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~Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly - C.C. finished reading~Harry Potter & the Order of the Phoenix (Harry Potter #5) - C.C. is rereading with Harry Potter & the Sacred Text podcast & Swish and Flick: An All Potter Podcast~City of Girls by Elizabeth Gilbert - C.C. finished reading~Cormoran Strike Series - C.C. finished reading Book 4~Hollow Kingdom by Kira Jane Buxton - C.C. finished reading~Detective D.D. Warren Series by Lisa Gardner - C.C. is reading Book 7~Movies - Just Mercy~The Umbrella Academy - finished rewatching Season 1~Frasier - rewatching Season 9~Psych - rewatching Season 1~Cabin Fever~The 100 - watching Season 7~Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. - watching Season 7~Blindspot - watching Season 5~Good Witch - watching Season 6~My Favourite Murder podcast~Unlocking Us With Brené Brown~Cabin Pressure~Random Spotify Playlists~Songs of Resilience playlist~C.C.’s Favs playlistJune / July / August Summertime & the Living is Easy AL AL -*Runs from 1-June through 31-August*Details - any project you knit/crochet/weave/spin/stitch/sew that you can convince us relates to summertime*No WIPS - Your project must be begun no earlier than 1-June and finished no later than 31-August*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.comHilde’s Strawberry Patch pattern by Bendy Stitchy Designs from Tyra (ravendiva)La Brebis Light Alpaca in the Dogwood Berry colourway - 2 skeins - 2 winners will each win 1 skeinKlart “I’m Flying” Cross Stitch Kit from Lori (Lavisa)Berroco Local Yarn Store Day 2019 Pattern BookletUru.Yarn by KnitCrate Silk DK in the Enlightened colourway - 2 skeins - 2 winners will each win 1 skeinModa Dea Sassy Stripes DK in the Stormy colourway - 2 skeins from Tricia (pazscott) - 1 winner will win both skeins*Must be a member of the our Ravelry group ~ Geeky Girls Knit Podcast to participate*Social Media Hashtag: #GGKCSSummertime20*Thread will be locked the morning of 1-September 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 - Jane (JanieB) from the UK asks:If you were to open a yarn store what would it be like? The yarns, the layout, classes, knit nights, kitty -knitty-nights, pink purl hand dyed yarn ranges, name of the store…400th Episode Giveaways - Enter to win in our Ravelry group.~from Soundview Fiber Mill - 2 giveaways: 2 skeins of yarn and 2 bumps of roving~from Knit Crate - 2 skeins of 2-ply superwash undyed sock yarn (fingering weight, 399 yd / 365 m, 100g) & Kool-Aid to dye it with~cross stitch - 2 Floss Holders & Cross Stitch Planner from Lori (Lavisa)~from us, JavaPurl Designs - all 10 of our eBooksMisc. - ~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 damisdoodles~ on Animal Crossing SW-1703-9041-9529Pink 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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