Dec 31, 2012
Goodbye 2012! It was a good year for spinning projects and other things in my life. This short podcast talks about how I look at the new year.
Music is from Music Alley provided by various musicians who willing share their music with podcasters. In return, I hope you give them your support, if you like their music.
Dec 10, 2012
The first section of the podcast is a review of the Katahdan breed, also called the hair sheep. Because these fleeces contain a large amount of hair like fiber, I also discuss the process known as dehairing. Carolina Homespun is one of the mills that currently has a machine to do this process, and they show it being...
Oct 31, 2012
This podcast is the five year mark for the Yarnspinnerstales podcast. In this episode I review some of it's history and also some of it's future.
Oct 5, 2012
Today's episode talks about putting a positive spin on that fiber stash we all own.
The yarn in today's photo is some I spun from Natural Obsession. I talk about the final process of plying this yarn in the episode also.
Sep 17, 2012
Two more breeds' fleeces are reviewed in this podcast that were part of my Ravellenic challenges for 2012. The first is Ryeland and the second, not really a breed at all but a location, is Salish. Both wools turned out to be wonderful for spinning woolen with carded batts.
Pictures of the resulting yarns are on my...