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.


Friday, February 5, 2016

Ep 125 has a title



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New Spinning. Old Spinning. Sock knitting. Cables! The winner of Cast Iron, Cast On is announced.

Spinning
Corriedale in Fall Sunshine from Three Waters Farm
Boostrap Paradox club colorway from Into the Whirled
Surrender Dorothy batt from WoolPierogi

Knitting
Shaelyn by Leila Raabe in Fresh from the Cauldron sock yarn, colorway Painting the Roses Red
Honor the Buffalo socks from Knitting Green in an indie yarn
Handspun socks - striped from Into the Whirled Targhee in colorway Great Minds

KSF Shop - foxy bags and mini batts just added

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Ep 124 - Three Garments



A finished cabled cardigan. Nearly Done socks. Two garments which I test knit last year from Cast Iron, Cast On - a new book of knitting patterns and seasonal recipes. 

Finished:
Graham by Cecily Glowik MacDonald in Lost City Knits Hard Working Worsted, colorway Baked Earth

In Progress:
Reina by Lisa Dykstra in Leading Men Fiber Arts Showcase, colorway Alien Attack!
Shaelyn by Leila Raabe in Fresh from the Cauldron sock yarn, colorway Painting the Roses Red
Spinning Corriedale in Fall Sunshine from Three Waters Farm

Test Knits from Cast Iron, Cast On
Saccharum in Quince and Co
Cervus in a Coopworth farm yarn

Becky's Blog: Ramblings

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Ep 123 - Beautiful Sweater Song



Two sweaters. Down wool spinning. Neon sock.

Finished:
Bedford by Michelle Wang in Jill Draper Makes Stuff, Hudson, colorway Lilac
Targhee in String of Hearts from Three Waters Farm
Candy Shop batt from Knit Spin Farm
Southdown roving from my sheep

In Progress:
Reina by Lisa Dykstra in Leading Men Fiber Arts Showcase, colorway Alien Attack!
Graham by Cecily Glowik MacDonald in Lost City Knits Hard Working Worsted, colorway Baked Earth

KSF Shop - winter bags and batts available

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Ep 122 - Shawl Affection, Dood.



Baby goat update (and jumping). A new shawl and the five shawls I wear the most (even if I say their names wrong repeatedly).

Finished:
Handspun socks from Three Waters Farm
The Doodler, Steven West Mystery KAL

In Progress:
Bedford by Michelle Wang in Jill Draper Makes Stuff, Hudson, colorway Lilac
Handspun socks in Into the Whirled

5 Favorite Shawls:
Aestlight Shawl by Gudrun Johnston in Madelintosh Tosh Merino Light colorway Afternoon
Magic Ruffle Cake Shawl by Paula Emmons-Fuessle in a magic cake from a friend
Juneberry Triangle by Jared Flood in Knit Picks Andean Treasure
Adirondack by Sarah Punderson in Miss Babs Yowza, Babette colorway Treasure Chest
Color Affection by Veera Valimaki in Knitting Notions Classic Merino Sock

KSF Shop - free shipping (US) with coupon code PRINTUS. $4 off International shipping with code PRINTINT. Good until 12/23.

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Ep 121 - May I present...BABY GOATS!



The title pretty much says it all, yeah?

KSF Shop - winter bags, batts and handspun destash. 

Thursday, December 3, 2015

Ep 120: Sock it up!



Mystery shawl knitting. Spinning for socks (again!). The five Table Top games we play the most as two players.


Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Ep 119 - Animal visit and canning jar history



A visit with the chickens, sheep and goats on a rainy day. A history of canning and canning jars.

Canning history resources:
http://www.fruitjar.org/ballweb/main.htm  (Dating by type of jar, “Standard,” “Sure Seal,” etc.)
Midwest Antique Fruit Jar and Bottle Club: http://www.fruitjar.org/

http://www.sha.org/bottle/food.htm#Canning/Fruit Jars (most technical. Much info on seals)