Episode 411 ~ In Which You Just Completely Wiped My Brain!

published 2 weeks ago by C.C. + Damaris Almon

Show Notes:Intro - On the Needles - Dami - ~more babyccino socks! on US 4 (3.5mm), Bernat Softee Baby in Prince Pebbles colourwayC.C. -~Surprise Socks for Lou on US1.5 (2.5mm), Pandia's Jewels Hand Dyed Yarn Super Sparkle in the Electric Pink colourwayProject bag from Nerd Bird Makery & Stitch Marker from Tilting Planet~I'll have two coffees and two cherry danishes to go please Cowl on US2 (2.75mm), Pandia’s Jewels Floofy in the Miss Woodhouse, Please Advise colourwayProject bag from Lizzie Bags & Stitch Marker from Tilting PlanetFinished Projects - Dami - ~NoneC.C. -~2020 Preemie Hat #35 on US6 (4mm), Bernat Softee Baby in the Pink Rainbow colourway & Knit Picks Wool of the Andes Worsted in the Semolina colourwayFlosstube - Begins at timestamp 10:24Dami - ~Rose bookmarkProject bag by Fat Cat CreatesNeedle Minder from SewHappyMailBristolSnipattie from cattycrosstitchesC.C. - ~Baa Baa Black Sheep by The Prairie SchoolerProject bag from Tilting Planet~Cats and Mandalas - February by Kitty and Me DesignsProject bag from Stitch ToolboxSnipattie from cattycrosstitchesNeedle Minder from Gecko Rouge~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 724,200 / 265,824 sts complete9.104% complete4 / 60 pages completeYummies (our current favourite things) - ~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.~Crafty Photo A Day Challenge - #GGKCraftyPAD - details for September 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!Episode 411 Bookshop List~So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo - Dami is reading~The Glass Scientists (webcomic) by Sabrina Cotungo - Dami is readingJuly / August / September 2020 RAL - 15 minutes of reading daily challenge* 88-92 of 92 days - 1 or more giveaways for eBook, everyone gets $1.20 off any single pattern coupon code & 88+ days RAL virtual badge * 61-87 of 92 days - 1 or more giveaways for single pattern, everyone gets 61+ days RAL virtual badge* #GGKRAL202020 RAL Yearlong Challenge~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~UnClobber: Rethinking Our Misuse of the Bible on Homosexuality by Colby Martin - C.C. finished reading~I'm Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness by Austin Channing Brown - C.C. finished reading~After Evangelicalism: The Path to a New Christianity by David P. Gushee - C.C. is 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~Red Rising Saga by Pierce Brown - C.C. finished reading Book 2~The Cat Who… Series by Lilian Jackson Braun - C.C. finished reading Books 24 & 25~The Guild Codex: Spellbound Series by Annette Marie - C.C. finished reading Book 5~The Guild Codex: Demonized Series by Annette Marie - C.C. finished reading Book 2~The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes (The Hunger Games #0) by Suzanne Collins - C.C. finished reading~Movies - Eclipse, Breaking Dawn Part 1, Breaking Dawn Part 2, and Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl~Little Fires Everywhere - finished watching mini-series~Revenge - watching Season 1~Warehouse 13 - finished rewatching Series~Firefly - rewatching series~Psych - rewatching Season 4~Wynonna Earp - watching Season 4~My Favourite Murder podcast~David Tennant Does a Podcast With… podcast~Unlocking Us With Brené Brown~Evolving Faith podcast~Cabin Pressure~Random Spotify PlaylistsJune / July / August Summertime & the Living is Easy AL -*Prize Winners Announced - email us at ggkcspodcast@gmail.comHilde’s Strawberry Patch pattern by Bendy Stitchy Designs from TyraLa Brebis Light Alpaca in the Dogwood Berry colourway - 2 skeins - 2 winners will each win 1 skeinKlart “I’m Flying” Cross Stitch Kit from LoriBerroco 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 - 1 winner will win both skeins*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!September / October / November Artistic Autumnal AL -*Runs from 1-September through 30-November*Details - any project you knit/crochet/weave/spin/stitch/sew that you can convince us relates to autumn*No WIPS - Your project must be begun no earlier than 1-September and finished no later than 30-November*Each project that you knit/crochet/weave/spin must be at least 20yds/18.3m that you finish and post in the Facebook Group 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 email us at ggkcspodcast@gmail.com*Feel free to poly-dip in other ALs as long as it fits in with other rules*Please complete our Google form in order to help us make sure you are receiving a prize that you'll actually enjoy using.*Prizes: If you’d like to donate one, email us at ggkcspodcast@gmail.comStitch Marker Sets made & donated by Julia of Pandia's Jewels - 1 Labyrinth & 1 Frankenstein - 2 winners will each win a random setOrange Camper bag by ArtByAna from RhondaJust CrossStitch Volume 37, No. 5 - October 2019Hilde’s Brew pattern by Michelle of Bendy Stitchy DesignsZipper Pouch & mini-skeins from Hillary*Must be a member of the our Facebook group ~ GGKCS Podcast / FlossTube to participate*Social Media Hashtag: #GGKCSAutumn20*Thread will be locked the morning of 1-December 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 in our Facebook group so we can encourage each other along the way.Ask the Geeks - Alyx asks:What book did you read that made the biggest impact on you during your teenage years? Mine was actually an autobiography, Bo knows Bo by Bo Jackson. The perseverance and determination of this man made a lasting impact on me and my outlook on life and what I could accomplish.We mention the Anne of Green Gables series & The Chronicles of Narnia series.Reminder - 8th Podiversary Giveaways -Enter the giveaways in our Facebook group ~ GGKCS Podcast / FlossTube.We're giving away:Knitologie by KnitCrate Sheen - 1 skein of TitmouseUru.Yarn by KnitCrate Cotton Basic - 1 skein of PavementGary Patterson Cat Cross Stitch Kit from Lori (Lavisa)All of JavaPurl Designs single paid for patterns as PDFs emailed to youGiveaways will close when we record Episode 412 next week.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!Misc. - ~Changes to the podcast/FlossTube in the weeks ahead~Support the Podcast, Become A PatronEach week, we create a list on Bookshop of all the books we talk about in that week's episode. Bookshop is an online bookstore with a mission to financially support local, independent bookstores. If you purchase a book from our list, we earn a commission & local, independent bookstores also earn money from your purchase.~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 Instagram as CC_JavaPurlDami - ~ on Instagram as damisdoodlesPink Purl - ~on Instagram as pinkiepurlJavaPurl Designs~ JavaPurl Designs websiteGGKCS -~ our Facebook group ~ GGKCS Podcast / FlossTube~ our Facebook page~ email us: ggkcspodcast@gmail.com~ on Apple Podcasts~ on YouTube~ Support the Podcast, Become a PatronUntil next time,

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