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...
Aug 18, 2018
My favorite time of the spinning year, the Tour de Fleece event. As promised, here is the review of what I spun this year.
This is part one of the two part podcast.
A few links. To see photos of all of the lovely fibers and yarns I talked about, go to my group in Ravelry, yarnspinners spin in and look at the TdF2018...