May 15, 2019
I realize that is an unusual subtitle for a postcast. I recently had a total knee replacement surgery, and for the first 15 minutes or so of this podcast, I do talk about how the healing process delayed my spinning and fiber work for several weeks.
But once the spinning wheels got going again, I had two WIP to talk...
Mar 18, 2019
It's official! I have joined the ranks of retirees. Now it is time to 'spend' my stash, or as I have decided to call it, my retirement 'fund'.
We start this with a very large blanket of alpaca fiber from an alpaca named Pegosa. The first pound is washed, but not completely processed as I am using it to test various...
Jan 8, 2019
Happy New Year! It is always full of thoughts and plans for the spinning projects ahead. In today's podcast I talk about maintaining watch on the drafting zone to make your yarn more intentional. Watching the drafting zone will help you break out of making the same WPI yarn all the time to making art yarns that...
Oct 9, 2018
Links to vendors mentioned in the podcast:
Stitches events in general Atlanta Ga event May 30-June 2 2019 Stitches United is on that page too.
Youghiogheny Yarns Keri Fosbrink dyer
Fiberlady bamboo fiber
Buffalo Wool Co Buffalo wool yarn and fiber
Shirsty Cat Designs Merino silk fiber
Sep 4, 2018
In this discussion of what I did during the 2018 Tour de Fleece, I talk about the wool breed Zwartbles, spinning buffalo fiber on a drop spindle and finally a very rare breed of wool, Dor Galen.
The buffalo fiber was included in the Clouds of Luxury from the Etsy store Sericin
The Dor Galen fiber was purchased at a...