Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Episode 63: Amateur Holidays

In this episode, Jade & Sandy discuss upcoming events, then geek out about the upcoming Halloween Holiday. Then they discuss their crafting projects, including their soon-to-be "Tools of the Trade" mini episodes. We invite you to give a listen!

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Get Geeky

Upcoming EVENTS:

Halloween Costuming:

Women in Gaming

  • Anita Sarkeesian is a media critic and the creator of Feminist Frequency, a video webseries that explores the representations of women in pop culture narratives. There are MULTIPLE videos that talk about women in the pop culture, especially in video games. We’ve talked about her before.
  • Support women working in gaming (like Zoe Quinn and Brianna Wu)

Get Crafty

Jade and Sandy are pleased to announce a mini-series of episodes called "Tools of the Trade", which will be available through the Geek Girl Crafts feed. Each episode will cover a short 15-20 minute overview of a given craft, the tools you need, and how to get the basics started! Let us know if you have any specific interests you want us to discuss.

Fiber Optics

  • Project: Two strand hat
  • Yarn: Colinette Hullabaloo - Aran weight (Wool + Black Welsh  + Cascade 220 black -- nice & squishy
  • Matchy Matchy socks

  • Project: 2nd Sparkly pair of socks!
  • Yarn: Plymouth Stilletto -- different colorway
  • Progress: Finished one sock.
  • Project Name: Cosby sweater back again!
  • Yarn: anything!
  • Project: Louisa by Cocoknits
  • Yarn: Shibui -- yarn tasting @ Purlescence
  • Progress: Just finished washing her swatch:

Bead It

Sandy made a illefiore necklace! She'll probably do a "tools of the trade" on continuous knot beading.

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