Episode 027: Sea of Beautiful Fiber

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Fiber & Dice Episode 27: Knitting, Spinning, Menu Planning

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Fiber & Dice Podcast on iTunes: search for fiberanddice

EngineersFalcon on Instagram: http://instagram.com/engineersfalcon

EngineersFaclon on Ravelry: http://www.ravelry.com/people/EngineersFalcon

Fiber and Dice Podcast Group on Ravelry: http://www.ravelry.com/groups/fiber–dice-podcast—bluebonnet-fibers

Fiber & Dice Podcast on iTunes: search for fiberanddice

Blog: https://bluebonnetfibers.com/

To find me on Downcast search: fiberanddice

Mountain of Conquered Things

  1. Fish Lips Kiss Heel Socks in Heart Crusher Colorway by Cyborg’s Craft Room
  2. Blue Fiber dyed by Yarn vs Zombies
  3. The Magician King by Lev Grossman
  4. Cress by Marissa Meyer

Climbing the Mountain

  1.  The Magician’s Land by Lev Grossman
  2. Hermione’s Everyday Sock with Fish Lips Kiss Heel on yarn from Yarn vs Zombies
  3. Discworld The Colour of Magic (Book 1) by Terry Pratchett
  4. Fat Cat Knits London Fog on variegated BFL

 Base Camp

  1. Mines of Moria Hat by KYMaggie with KnitPicks Wool of the Andes yarn (Coal and Garnet Heather)
  2. Plying with metallic thread, two braids of fiber from Created by Elsie B.

Peaks

  1. Wedding Band!
  2. Gift from Kim!
  3. Steampunk Gas-Lit Streets yarn and rolags from Yarn vs Zombies
  4. Chatbooks
  5. New Lord of the Rings decks!

Pitfalls

  1. My children make a better podcast than I do.

 Ducks in a Row

  1. Menu template.

Gamerly News

10x10in2015 Tracking Sheet

2x2x12 Tracking Sheet

BGG FAM – Board Game Geek Family Convention over Memorial Day Weekend in Dallas, TX

Challenges

  1. Play 365 games in 2015
  2. Fiber and Dice Challenge – #FiberAndDice
    • Join the Fiber & Dice Ravelry Group – you must be a member of the group to win.
    • Introduce yourself on the Fiber and Dice Instagram Challenge thread, tell us your Instagram handle (and your real name if you would like). Post a picture of your game shelf if you would like! (We call these Shelfies).
    • Post pictures to Instagram when you knit and game at the same time.
    • Add the hashtag #FiberAndDice (You may double or triple tag photos if they qualify for my other challenges).
    • Drawing is monthly for a $6 or less pattern on Ravelry
  3. 2x2x12 Challenge – #FiberAndDice2x2
    • Join the Fiber & Dice Ravelry Group you must be a member of the group to win.
    • Introduce yourself on the 2x2x12 Gaming Instagram Challenge thread, tell us your Instagram handle (and your real name if you would like) and let us know what games you are playing (this can be done in the same post, edited month by month).
    • Play both those games twice that month.
    • Post a photo of gameplay to Instagram.
    • Add the hashtag #FiberAndDice2x2 (You may double and triple hashtag these photos with my other gaming challenges if they meet the requirements.)
    • It is not necessary to complete the challenge to be eligible. Every hashtagged photo is one entry.
    • We will draw at the end of the year for one winner of $30 in games from Amazon.
    • This was borrowed from Billi and Nikki Ebright’s challenge on Board Game Geek. Feel free to enter in both places if you’d like to. (Note that their rules for prizes vary from mine.) http://boardgamegeek.com/geeklist/182868/2015-gaming-challenge-2-x-2-x-12-get-em-table-chal
  4. 10×10 in 2015 Challenge – #FiberAndDice10x10
    • Join the Fiber and Dice Ravelry Group  – you must be a member of the group to win.
    • Introduce yourself in the 10x10x2015 Gaming Instagram Challenge thread, tell us your Instagram handle (and your real name if you would like) and let us know what 10 games you are going to play 10 times each this year.
    • Post a photo of each gameplay to Instagram.
    • Add the hashtag #FiberAndDice10x10
    • It is not necessary to complete the challenge to be eligible. Every hashtagged photo is one entry. (You may double and triple hashtag these photos if they are eligible for my other challenges.)
    • We will draw at the end of the year for one winner of $60 in games from Amazon.
    • This was borrowed from Sarah Reed’s challenge on Board Game Geek. Feel free to enter in both places if you’d like to.
    • Note – rules for prizes vary between my challenge and the Board Game Geek challenge

You may win a pattern throughout the year and still be eligible for the Game Prizes at the end.

You may not win both Game Prizes or more than one pattern. I will draw for the 10×10 prize first and then the 2×2 prize.

 

Featured Game: None, but we will be playing Pandemic: The Cure and Sushi Go for 2x2x12 in February.

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Episode 026: Trashing My To Do Lists

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Fiber & Dice Episode 26: Giveaway, Sock Knitting, My Little Pony, Spinning, Card Games

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All. The. Contacts.

Fiber & Dice Podcast on Libsyn (click the little grey “POD” to watch): http://fiberanddice.libsyn.com/

Fiber & Dice Podcast on iTunes: search for fiberanddice

EngineersFalcon on Instagram: http://instagram.com/engineersfalcon

EngineersFaclon on Ravelry: http://www.ravelry.com/people/EngineersFalcon

Fiber and Dice Podcast Group on Ravelry: http://www.ravelry.com/groups/fiber–dice-podcast—bluebonnet-fibers

Fiber & Dice Podcast on iTunes: search for fiberanddice

Blog: https://bluebonnetfibers.com/

To find me on Downcast search: fiberanddice

 Giveaway

  1. Needle Minder from KnittingGeisha – Winner was #8: lilpixls

Peaks

  1. Kindle Voyage!
  2. Whipporwill Shawl by Carina Spencer

Pitfalls

  1. Socks for 10 by C.C.

Mountain of Conquered Things

  1. Fat Cat Knits Electra on Panda Base
  2. Fiber from Created by ElsieB – Poolside named by Yarnings Podcast
  3. The Magicians by Lev Grossman
  4. Scarlet by Marissa Meyer
  5. How To Knit a Love Song by Rachel Herron

Climbing the Mountain

  1. Fish Lips Kiss Heel Socks in Heart Crusher Colorway by Cyborg’s Craft Room 
  2. Blue Fiber dyed by Yarn vs Zombies

 Base Camp

  1. Cress by Marissa Meyer
  2. Mines of Moria Hat by KYMaggie with KnitPicks Wool of the Andes yarn (Coal and Garnet Heather)
  3. Fat Cat Knits London Fog on variegated BFL

 Ducks in a Row

  1. Throwing out To-Do lists!

Gamerly News

10x10in2015 Tracking Sheet

2x2x12 Tracking Sheet

BGG FAM – Board Game Geek Family Convention over Memorial Day Weekend in Dallas, TX

Challenges

  1. Play 365 games in 2015
  2. Fiber and Dice Challenge – #FiberAndDice
    • Join the Fiber & Dice Ravelry Group – you must be a member of the group to win.
    • Introduce yourself on the Fiber and Dice Instagram Challenge thread, tell us your Instagram handle (and your real name if you would like). Post a picture of your game shelf if you would like! (We call these Shelfies).
    • Post pictures to Instagram when you knit and game at the same time.
    • Add the hashtag #FiberAndDice (You may double or triple tag photos if they qualify for my other challenges).
    • Drawing is monthly for a $6 or less pattern on Ravelry
  3. 2x2x12 Challenge – #FiberAndDice2x2
    • Join the Fiber & Dice Ravelry Group you must be a member of the group to win.
    • Introduce yourself on the 2x2x12 Gaming Instagram Challenge thread, tell us your Instagram handle (and your real name if you would like) and let us know what games you are playing (this can be done in the same post, edited month by month).
    • Play both those games twice that month.
    • Post a photo of gameplay to Instagram.
    • Add the hashtag #FiberAndDice2x2 (You may double and triple hashtag these photos with my other gaming challenges if they meet the requirements.)
    • It is not necessary to complete the challenge to be eligible. Every hashtagged photo is one entry.
    • We will draw at the end of the year for one winner of $30 in games from Amazon.
    • This was borrowed from Billi and Nikki Ebright’s challenge on Board Game Geek. Feel free to enter in both places if you’d like to. (Note that their rules for prizes vary from mine.) http://boardgamegeek.com/geeklist/182868/2015-gaming-challenge-2-x-2-x-12-get-em-table-chal
  4. 10×10 in 2015 Challenge – #FiberAndDice10x10
    • Join the Fiber and Dice Ravelry Group  – you must be a member of the group to win.
    • Introduce yourself in the 10x10x2015 Gaming Instagram Challenge thread, tell us your Instagram handle (and your real name if you would like) and let us know what 10 games you are going to play 10 times each this year.
    • Post a photo of each gameplay to Instagram.
    • Add the hashtag #FiberAndDice10x10
    • It is not necessary to complete the challenge to be eligible. Every hashtagged photo is one entry. (You may double and triple hashtag these photos if they are eligible for my other challenges.)
    • We will draw at the end of the year for one winner of $60 in games from Amazon.
    • This was borrowed from Sarah Reed’s challenge on Board Game Geek. Feel free to enter in both places if you’d like to.
    • Note – rules for prizes vary between my challenge and the Board Game Geek challenge

You may win a pattern throughout the year and still be eligible for the Game Prizes at the end.

You may not win both Game Prizes or more than one pattern. I will draw for the 10×10 prize first and then the 2×2 prize.

 

Featured Game: Different kinds of card games

Episode 025: So Many Little FOs

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Fiber & Dice Episode 25: Knitting, Spinning, Gaming Challenges, My First Carcassonne

Watch the Current Episode on Libsyn!

All. The. Contacts.

Fiber & Dice Podcast on Libsyn (click the little grey “POD” to watch): http://fiberanddice.libsyn.com/

Fiber & Dice Podcast on iTunes: search for fiberanddice

EngineersFalcon on Instagram: http://instagram.com/engineersfalcon

EngineersFaclon on Ravelry: http://www.ravelry.com/people/EngineersFalcon

Fiber and Dice Podcast Group on Ravelry: http://www.ravelry.com/groups/fiber–dice-podcast—bluebonnet-fibers

Fiber & Dice Podcast on iTunes: search for fiberanddice

Blog: https://bluebonnetfibers.com/

To find me on Downcast search: fiberanddice

Peaks

  1. Husband home for five days
  2. Spinning has been awesome!

Pitfalls

  1. Hard week of school
  2. Final Fantasy XIV not for us

Mountain of Conquered Things

  1. Barley Hat by TinCanKnits
  2. Improvised phone case and washcloths
  3. Grape Juice by FatCat Knits

Climbing the Mountain

  1. Fish Lips Kiss Heel Socks in Heart Crusher Colorway by Cyborg’s Craft Room 
  2. Fat Cat Knits Electra on Panda Base

 Base Camp

  1. Fiber from Created by ElsieB
  2. Mines of Moria Hat by KYMaggie with KnitPicks Wool of the Andes yarn (Coal and Garnet Heather)
  3. Fat Cat Knits London Fog on variegated BFL

 Giveaway

  1. Needle Minder from KnittingGeishaGiveaway Thread

 Ducks in a Row

  1. Confident Mom Chore Calendar

Gamerly News

Challenges

  1. Play 365 games in 2015
  2. Fiber and Dice Challenge – #FiberAndDice
    • Join the Fiber & Dice Ravelry Group – you must be a member of the group to win.
    • Introduce yourself on the Fiber and Dice Instagram Challenge thread, tell us your Instagram handle (and your real name if you would like). Post a picture of your game shelf if you would like! (We call these Shelfies).
    • Post pictures to Instagram when you knit and game at the same time.
    • Add the hashtag #FiberAndDice (You may double or triple tag photos if they qualify for my other challenges).
    • Drawing is monthly for a $6 or less pattern on Ravelry
  3. 2x2x12 Challenge – #FiberAndDice2x2
    • Join the Fiber & Dice Ravelry Group you must be a member of the group to win.
    • Introduce yourself on the 2x2x12 Gaming Instagram Challenge thread, tell us your Instagram handle (and your real name if you would like) and let us know what games you are playing (this can be done in the same post, edited month by month).
    • Play both those games twice that month.
    • Post a photo of gameplay to Instagram.
    • Add the hashtag #FiberAndDice2x2 (You may double and triple hashtag these photos with my other gaming challenges if they meet the requirements.)
    • It is not necessary to complete the challenge to be eligible. Every hashtagged photo is one entry.
    • We will draw at the end of the year for one winner of $30 in games from Amazon.
    • This was borrowed from Billi and Nikki Ebright’s challenge on Board Game Geek. Feel free to enter in both places if you’d like to. (Note that their rules for prizes vary from mine.) http://boardgamegeek.com/geeklist/182868/2015-gaming-challenge-2-x-2-x-12-get-em-table-chal
  4. 10×10 in 2015 Challenge – #FiberAndDice10x10
    • Join the Fiber and Dice Ravelry Group  – you must be a member of the group to win.
    • Introduce yourself in the 10x10x2015 Gaming Instagram Challenge thread, tell us your Instagram handle (and your real name if you would like) and let us know what 10 games you are going to play 10 times each this year.
    • Post a photo of each gameplay to Instagram.
    • Add the hashtag #FiberAndDice10x10
    • It is not necessary to complete the challenge to be eligible. Every hashtagged photo is one entry. (You may double and triple hashtag these photos if they are eligible for my other challenges.)
    • We will draw at the end of the year for one winner of $60 in games from Amazon.
    • This was borrowed from Sarah Reed’s challenge on Board Game Geek. Feel free to enter in both places if you’d like to.
    • Note – rules for prizes vary between my challenge and the Board Game Geek challenge

You may win a pattern throughout the year and still be eligible for the Game Prizes at the end.

You may not win both Game Prizes or more than one pattern. I will draw for the 10×10 prize first and then the 2×2 prize.

 

Featured Game: My First Carcassonne