Episode 450 ~ In Which We Hit 450!

published 3 weeks ago by C.C. + Damaris Almon

Show Notes:Intro - On the Needles - Dami - ~NoneC.C. -~Wyatt’s Birthday Cowl (Oats Cowl by TinCanKnits) on US8 (5mm), Vidalana by KnitCrate Ambient Worsted in the Michelangelo colourway & Vidalana by KnitCrate Celestial in the Ganymede colourwayFinished Projects - Dami - ~NoneC.C. -~2021 Preemie Hat #26 on US6 (4mm), Lily Sugar'n Cream in the Swimming Pool colourway & Lily Sugar'n Cream in the Squishy Twists colourwayFlosstube - Begins at timestamp 5:56Dami - ~Rose bookmarkProject bag by Fat Cat CreatesNeedle Minder from SewHappyMailBristolSnipattie from cattycrosstitchesC.C. - ~Dreaming Girl by Barbara Ana DesignsProject Bag from The Black Needle Society~Edinburgh Castle by Terra Luna StitcheryUsing Pattern Keeper software on Kindle Fire 7Needle Minder from TopKnotStitcherProject Bag from KnitRunDigGrime Guard from Crab Shack StitcheryBitzy Bob Basic from That’s So Kelly Co.Silicone tiesYummies (our current favourite things) - ~Custom Sleeve from Love You More Studios~They/Them pattern from Abby Top Knot StitcherWhat 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 450 Bookshop List~Blood Water Paint by Joy McCullough - Dami is readingApril / May / June 2021 RAL winnersJuly / August / September 2021 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* #GGKRAL21* #GGKRAL21~ 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 365 days - 10 bonus entries~ Complete the Modern Mrs. Darcy 2021 Reading Challenge - 12 bonus entries [all or none] (we'll open a thread for you to post this in December 2021)~The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma by Bessel van der Kolk - C.C. is reading~Untamed by Glennon Doyle - C.C. finished rereading~Becoming Eve: My Journey from Ultra-Orthodox Rabbi to Transgender Woman by Abby Stein - C.C. is reading~A People's History of Heaven by Mathangi Subramanian - C.C. finished reading~The Sparrow by Mary Doria Russell - C.C. finished reading~Anne of Manhattan by Brina Starler - C.C. finished reading~Boyfriend Material by Alexis Hall - C.C. is reading~Law & Order: Special Victims Unit - watching Season 21 & episodes for That’s Messed Up: An SVU Podcast~Gilmore Girls - rewatching Season 1 with the I Am All In With Scott Patterson Podcast~Grace and Frankie - finished watching Season 5 & watching Season 6~Queer Eye~Secrets of Great British Castles~My Favourite Murder podcast~Cabin Pressure~Random Spotify PlaylistsJune / July / August Summertime and the Living is Easy 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 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.comKnitCrate - 2 skeins of 2-ply superwash undyed sock yarn (fingering weight, 399 yd / 365 m, 100g) & Kool-Aid to dye it with - 2 winners will each win 1 setMineville Wool Project Super Sock 80/20 in the 2909-36-4 colourwayI’d Rather Be Buying Cross Stitch WalletCountess Ablaze Braid - Geeks Like Rainbows TooYarn Squad Drawstring Backpack*Must be a member of the our Facebook group ~ GGKCS Podcast / FlossTube to participate*Social Media Hashtag: #GGKCSSummertime21*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 in our Facebook group so we can encourage each other along the way.Ask the Geeks - Originally asked/answered in 2017:Elizabeth asks:What got you interested in knitting preemie hats? Have you found a different place to send them to since moving back to the US?We mention: Hats4HopeMisc. - ~Pride AL - Runs from 17-May-2021 [The International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT)] through 30-June-2022. #GGKCSPrideAlong2122~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. 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. - (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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