Dec 4, 2021
In this podcast, I talk about what I learned about cotton and spinning cotton in a class at SAFF this year. I also had the chance to do some fiber and fleece shopping, and talk about that experience.
I mentioned that I would list the four currently grown species of cotton plants and their details.
Gossypium hirsutum ...
Sep 26, 2021
A short podcast talking about the last five skeins in the yarn wash up, and my recent spinning.
I mention fiber from a Phatt fiber box, they can be found here.
The other fiber I have been spinning awhile is from Hobby Lobby. I finally looked it up online and can provide a link. I am spinning Yarn Bee Showstopper in...
Sep 18, 2021
After I spin a skein of yarn, it needs to be washed. I put this off until I have enough to take several days of washing.
I also talk about doing a burn test on fiber to determine the fiber content. One was a very big surprise! The flow chart I was using for this burn test can be found here.
My pack of luxury fibers...
Sep 11, 2021
This podcast is for the week of Sept 5th, and talks about prepping cormo fiber for the dyepot, and spinning a merino silk bamboo blend.
I also refer to two past podcasts so here are the links:
Episode 38 talks about buying a fleece. Episode 39 talks about buying non wool fibers and how to store all fibers. Also the...
Sep 4, 2021
A catch up podcast talking about Stashdash, the state fair and a black and white Shetland fleece.
Stashdash is a challenge created by the podcast TheKnitGirlls.
The young spinner I mention in the state fair has grown up and now has her own fiber business at Cedar Ridge Fiber Farm.
If you would like to see the daily...