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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.

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Mar 26, 2020

Today's podcast includes an interview with Deborah Niemann, who has the wonderful job of working for the Livestock Conservancy organization.  In our interview, she shares all the details of the next two year program to introduce spinners and fiber artists to the 22 rare and recovering breeds of sheep through the Shave...

Feb 29, 2020

One of my year long projects is being a part of the FaceBook group called 52 Weeks of Sheep.  Each week we study a different breed of fiber producing animals, mostly sheep.  In this podcast I talk about the last month of those studies, and go into detail on two new to me breeds.  Both are French in origin, the Bleu du...

Jan 23, 2020

Happy New Year! 2020 oh my.  I start out this podcast with a yarnspinnerstales, about seeing life with perfect vision.

And speaking of new, Santa brought a brand new mic set up for the YST studio.  It meant a new learning curve, and I think the sound will improve more as I work with it, but all in all I am happy with...

Nov 18, 2019

The book Spinning Wool beyond the Basics is by Anne Field.  This podcast is a review of the book.

There are two editions of this book.  The first, published in 2010 by Trafalgar Square Publishing is shown here on Ebay.  Google book link is here.

The second edition was published by A & C Black Publishers.  It seems to...

Nov 3, 2019

This podcast continues from episode 164, for Oct 2019.  I talk about a few problems I had to solve during the Spin Together, with my wheel and spinning. 

The strange title of this podcast. is all about a major reorganization I did of my fiber.

The 100 year shawl along I mention, can be found as a group on Facebook. ...