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Yarnspinners Tales's Podcast

Welcome!  This is a periodic podcast all about my experiences making yarn through the process of spinning.  All areas of the process are discussed, and there will be something here for any spinner, novice or experienced.  There is a Ravelry group for podcast listeners, called Yarnspinnerstales Spin In. Please join us there.

Jun 16, 2017

Welcome to the newly redesigned web page.  If you are looking for previous episodes, look in the upper right hand corner and click on episodes.  The quickest way to the most recent and then later, is to click on 'category' and then podcasts.  They will load with the new easier to use player.

In the podcast,after a...


Mar 10, 2017

There is a saying in our family for many years: 'Life is too much with us now'.  As it implies, I have to step aside from podcasting for a few months, while I deal with family life.

During that time, I am researching dyeing with lichens, and I hope to get some dye baths started.  That will be the topic of the podcast,...


Feb 2, 2017

Happy 2017!

It's a new year and that always makes me think about my spinning goals.  Along the way, I discovered some specifics about three ply yarn, and plying in general.

I close the podcast with a review of the book, Yarn i tec ture by Jillian...


Dec 2, 2016

This podcast closes the 2016 year, with details on my Spinzilla 2016 spinning.  Since one of the fibers I spun during that was dyed with natural dyes and the mordants tin and alum, I did a bit of research on those mordants.  I end this podcast with that discussion.  These are links to some of the things mentioned in the...


Sep 27, 2016

In the first part of this podcast I explain just what is this thing called ravellenics.  Then I go into the details of what I did for the event.

First is spinning, and after that, the next knit with hand spun yarn project, the Oslo Shawl.  

In the second part of the podcast, I talked about the seven items I took to my...