Sep 12, 2020
In this unusual year, even the Tour de Fleece was affected. The Tour de France did not run in July as usual, but was celebrated on Ravelry anyway. Then when the Tour did ride in Sept, we did it again.
This podcast is about what I spun and learned during the first Tour. I also included the breed review for Yak fiber,...
Aug 20, 2020
The Coopworth Sheep breed is a relatively new breed, as sheep breeds go. The sample I worked with was from a lamb and contained long lovely locks. I cover in this podcast how to wash and spin locks, and the specifics of this sampling.
Information on the Breed is from the Fleece and Fiber Source Book.
Another book I...
Aug 12, 2020
A new computer meant a whole new learning curve on new software to record and edit podcasts. I think I finally have a set up I am happy to release.
In this short podcast, I review one of the 52 weeks of sheep breeds, called Ryeland.
I talked about this breed in the first part of a previous podcast, you can access that...
Jul 7, 2020
So much behind that title! I am not stopping the audio podcast. I am moving forward on the wave of technology and taking my concept for YST with it. I have set up a channel on TwitchTV
You can find me under the same name as the podcast, yarnspinnerstales.
I plan to live stream twice a week and during those videos...
Jul 2, 2020
The breed White Face Woodland was studied by the 52 weeks of sheep group on week 14. Unfortunately, I was unable to obtain a sample of this fiber yet. But this breed is not new to me, I reviewed it way back on Feb15 2014. It is Episode 104 and I encourage you to hit the link and listen to it again.
The picture I...