Nov 21, 2017
This podcast is the third on lichen dyeing and concludes the project for me. I talk about the ammonia extraction method and dyeing wool with the extract. I also tried a contact dyeing method on some silk and talk about that. The fiber is lovely and I am looking forward to spinning with it next year. The photo shows...
Nov 2, 2017
I had a wonderful week, focused on spinning as much yardage as I could. I talk about all those yards in this podcast, plus a few thoughts on spinning on the electric Roberta and also what to do about fiber with high vegetable matter in it.
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Oct 1, 2017
This podcast has a review of my experience using Akerworks drop spindle tool called the Sprindle Crane. They were a prize sponsor in the Tour de Fleece 2017 on Ravelry, and I had the very good fortune to win this prize!
Akerworks website for further information.
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Aug 19, 2017
This podcast talks about the boiling water method of lichen dyeing. I used the dye pot twice and dye fiber and fabric.
Jul 14, 2017
I have started the fun project of a lichen dye pot and in today's podcast I talk a little about the history of lichen dyeing, and how and where I collected my lichens.
There's also a TdF2017 update at the end of the podcast.
I had four books in my spinning library to use as references for this information.