Jun 17, 2019
It's that time of year, and the tents are up and the vendors hopeful as the cycle of yearly fiber fairs continue. I mention in the podcast my 'blue sky' dream of hitting them nationwide some year. A van full of fiber to sell, and be replaced by purchases, sounds just right!
The photo for this podcast shows the Pegosa...
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