Episode 425 ~ In Which You Can Never Have Too Many Scissors, Tape Measurers, Cats, or Margaritas

published 5 months ago by C.C. + Damaris Almon

Show Notes:Intro - On the Needles - Dami - ~halle’s bella hat - Twilight Eclipse Bella's Slouchy Striped Toque by Amy Thiessen (no longer available; lmk if you want a pdf) on US 7 - 4.5 mm & US 8 - 5.0 mm, Debbie Bliss Donegal Tweed Aran in 26 Forest & 7 OatmealC.C. -~NaKniSweMo 2020 Sinister Catdigan - The Sinister Catdigan by Marna Gilligan (An Caitin Beag) on US2 (2.75mm), Soundview Fiber Mill 100% Shetland Fingering in the C.C.’s Pink, Charcoal Black, & Natural colourwaysProject bag from Alexandra Brodt & Progress Keeper/Stitch Markers from Ann Tudor~2020 Catvent Cowl - The Catvent Cowl by Marna Gilligan (An Caitin Beag) on US2.5 (3mm), An Caitin Dubh 4-Ply Wool Darkness Advent Calendar from An Caitin BeagProject bag from Nerd Bird MakeryFinished Projects - Dami - ~NoneC.C. -~2020 Preemie Hat #44 on US6 (4mm), Caron Simply Soft in the Grey Heather colourway & Bernat Softee Baby in the Princess Pebbles colourway~2020 Preemie Hat #45 on US6 (4mm), Bernat Cottontots in the Strawberry colourway & Bernat Softee Baby in the Pink Rainbow colourwayFlosstube - Begins at timestamp 10:20Dami - ~NoneC.C. - ~Baa Baa Black Sheep by The Prairie SchoolerProject bag from Tilting PlanetYummies (our current favourite things) - ~An Caitin Beag Advent Calendar~The Black Needle Society The Nice List Box~Project Tracker from SWardDesigns on Etsy~TinCanKnit’s 2 new patterns~Dog Face Socks from MiraGiftsWorld on Etsy~Crafty Photo A Day Challenge - #GGKCraftyPAD - details for December hereRather than showing a picture today, Dami encourages you to take a moment of silence for Brandon Bernard, a 40 year old Black man to be executed Thursday afternoon, and to donate to the Marshall Project, the Equal Justice Initiative, Equal Justice USA, the ACLU, or the National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty.What 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 425 Bookshop List~The Glass Scientists (webcomic) by Sabrina Cotungo - Dami is readingOctober / November / December 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~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 entriesGrand Prize Bundle #1CJ Kopec Creations Delight - 1 skein of Ember from EileenFloss Organiser from LoriBling Your String! Stitch MarkerGnR Alpaca Farm floral buttons set from HillaryHoneyberry Studios Listen to your body stickerReading badge from HillaryBag of Random Crafting NotionsWinner’s choice of 1 eBook or 4 single knitting patterns from JavaPurl DesignsWinner’s choice of 1 PDF cross stitch pattern from Bendy Stitchy DesignsGrand Prize Bundle #2CJ Kopec Creations Integrity - 1 skein of Purple Passion from EileenFloss Organiser from LoriBling Your String! Stitch MarkerGnR Alpaca Farm rainbow buttons set from HillaryHoneyberry Studios Listen to your body sticker Reading badge from HillaryBag of Random Crafting NotionsWinner’s choice of 1 eBook or 4 single knitting patterns from JavaPurl DesignsWinner’s choice of 1 PDF cross stitch pattern from Bendy Stitchy DesignsGrand Prize Bundle #3Knitologie Worsted - 1 skein of EmpireFloss Holders - 6 of them from LoriPinkmakaroons Star Progress KeeperPandia’s Jewels Illumikniti Cork Label SetHoneyberry Studios Listen to your body stickerReading badge from HillaryBag of Random Crafting NotionsWinner’s choice of 1 eBook or 4 single knitting patterns from JavaPurl DesignsWinner’s choice of 1 PDF cross stitch pattern from Bendy Stitchy Designs~A Promised Land by Barack Obama - C.C. is reading - C.C. finished reading~Outside the Lines: How Embracing Queerness Will Transform Your Faith by Mihee Kim-Kort - 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~I See You by Clare Mackintosh - C.C. finished reading~All the Beautiful Lies by Peter Swanson - C.C. finished reading~The Death of Vivek Oji by Akwaeke Emezi - C.C. finished reading~Lucy Kincaid Series by Allison Brennan - C.C. finished reading Book 17~The Safe Place by Anna Downes - C.C. finished reading~The Operator by Gretchen Berg - C.C. is reading~Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell by Susanna Clarke - C.C. is reading ~Monk - rewatching Season 7~House Hunters - watching~The Handmaid’s Tale - finished watching Season 3~The Spanish Princess - watching Season 1~The Masked Singer - watching Season 4~Star Trek: Discovery - watching Season 3~The Mandalorian - watching Season 2~NCIS: LA - watching Season 12~NCIS - watching Season 18~My Favourite Murder podcast~Cabin Pressure~Random Spotify PlaylistsDecember / January / February Winter Wonderland AL -*Runs from 1-December through 28-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 28-February*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.comSanta Claus Hoop Cross Stitch KitPandia's Jewels Hunger Games Stitch Marker SetAudine Wools by KnitCrate Shine Sport - 2 skeins of Sky - 2 winners will win 1 skeinUru.Yarn by KnitCrate Cotton Basic - 1 skein of PavementThe Shorter Things Collection by D. Marie Prokop, set of stitch markers, & bookmark*Must be a member of the our Facebook group ~ GGKCS Podcast / FlossTube to participate*Social Media Hashtag: #GGKCSWinter2021*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 in our Facebook group so we can encourage each other along the way.Ask the Geeks - Originally asked/answered in 2016:Sarah asks:I really would like to try my hand at both lace and cables (not necessarily in the same project!). Do you have some suggestions for beginner patterns? I really enjoy working on shawls, so I would love to hear what shawls you might recommend that incorporate lace and/or cables. Thanks for your help! And thanks for such a fun podcast.~We mention: TinCanKnits | JavaPurl DesignsMisc. - ~Vlogmas on YouTube - Random Acts of Kindness on Instagram @CC_JavaPurl~Sale in our JavaPurl Designs Etsy shop for the entire month of December~The Black Needle Society VIP - Use the code JAVAPURL5 for a discount on your first box of box to box subscriptions (the 6 & 12 month boxes already have a discount built in; not valid on special edition boxes.~Support the Podcast, Become A Patron~Support the Podcast, Join us on YouTube~Each 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. 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If this occurs, the prize will be used for another giveaway at our discretion. Thanks for understanding!Find Us Online -C.C. - (she/her)~ on Instagram as CC_JavaPurlDami - (they/them)~ 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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