About

Show notes for the podcast about fiber and farming.

A podcast with updates on projects that are Finished, Nearly Done, and Just Begun. Enabling Dust will be flung and garden and animal updates will be discussed. Occassional episodes are Field Trips to see the farm, garden and old farm house where this all takes place.


Thursday, April 30, 2015

Episode 106 - Substituting Saffron for Sugar Pie



Catching up outside (beware the wind noise!), with lots of spinning and a couple of colorful shawls. A herd of goats and sheep stop by and we visit with some baby chickens.

Finished:
Ribbed socks in handspun Manx Loughtan from Gnomespun
Spindle spun rolags and Corriedale in colorway Lava Flow from Unwind Yarn Company
Into the Whirled BFL in the March, 2015 club colorway

In progress:
Batts of my own creation on my wheel and new Aaron Makes Stuff spindle
Samen by Steven West in Malabrigo Silkpaca Lace colorways Pearl, Lettuce, Frank Ochre, Olive and Indiecita
Magic Ruffle Cake Shawl by Paula Emmons-Fuessle in a magic cake from a friend

KSF Shop Updated with lots of bags and batts

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Friday, March 27, 2015

Episode 104 - Slow and Vast



Spring farm work is beginning in earnest! Some stories from the Knitting Pipeline Retreat. Frogging. Sweatering. Purchasing.

Finished:
Cable Rib Socks by Erica Alexander from Favorite Socks by Interweave in possibly Fleece Artist yarn

In Progress:
Shellseeker by Heidi Kirrmaier in Spud and Chloe Sweater, colorways Beluga and Lake
Evenstar Shawl by Susan Pandorf in Miss Babs Mulberry Silk, colorway French Marigold
Ribbed socks in handspun Manx Loughtan from Gnomespun

Knitting Pipeline Retreat purchases from Another Crafty Girl, Leading Men Fiber Arts, Fat Squirrel Fibers 

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Ep 103 - Quick and Monogamous



Spring farm news and a wee bit of spinning, plus a sweater and some socks. Delivered really quickly.

Spinning: Into the Whirled Cheviot in club colorway Second Spring

In progress:
Cable Rib Socks by Erica Alexander from Favorite Socks by Interweave in possibly Fleece Artist yarn
Shellseeker by Heidi Kirrmaier in Spud and Chloe Sweater, colorways Beluga and Lake

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Ep 102 - Finish-itis and Belugas



Finished sweater, sock and shawl knitting. Prize winners for the Make Do and Mend!

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Finished:
Barley Hat by Tin Can knits in Knit Spin Farm batt
Another Door Opens shawl from Sara of Yarns at Yin Hoo podcast in Misty Mountain Farm DK alpaca.
Golden Hour by Suvi Simola in Briar Rose sport weight
Gluttony Socks by Kelly Eells in BFL handspun from FiberStory

In Progress:
Wensleydale fiber from Gnomespun 
Clun Forest Roving
Cable Rib Socks by Erica Alexander from Favorite Socks by Interweave in possibly Fleece Artist yarn
Shellseeker by Heidi Kirrmaier in Spud and Chloe Sweater, colorways Beluga and Lake

Thursday, February 5, 2015

Ep 101 - Now More Disturbing



A tour of winter farm adaptations with some noisy chickens. Sheep and goats lounging in a barn. A weirdo pep talk.  Keep mending and enter the Make Do and Mend thread in the Knit Spin Farm group on Ravelry. 

KSF Shop - 10% off with coupon POD14

Saturday, January 17, 2015

Ep 100 - Unrecognized Centenarian



100th episode, and I didn't even notice! Mixing up self-striping socks. Knitting with lots of handspun. Worrying about cold goats. Keep mending and enter the Make Do and Mend thread in the Knit Spin Farm group on Ravelry. 

Finished:
Color Craving by Stephen West in Madelintosh Tosh Sock, coloways Astrid Grey, Badlands and Robin Red Breast
Infinitude Scarf by Jeni Chase in handspun Three Waters Farm Falkland in colorway Season Reduction
Gluttony Socks by Kelly Eells in BFL handspun from FiberStory

In Progress:
Wensleydale fiber from Gnomespun 
Self-Striping socks in sport weight from  Quaere Fibre
Barley Hat by Tin Can knits in Knit Spin Farm batt
Another Door Opens shawl from Sara of Yarns at Yin Hoo podcast in Misty Mountain Farm DK alpaca.

KSF Shop - 10% off with coupon POD14