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, October 10, 2014

Episode 94 - Annotations of Atomic Anatomy




Notes on knitting and spinning including spinning wheel maintenance. Finished spinning and an enormous handspun sock. Also, I can't say the words.

SillyFru Medical fund
KnitNerd Race for the Cure

Finished
Into the Whirled Rambouillet, colorway Multipass
Spinning Fiber from my Southdown ewe Martha
Caffeinated Band Geek batt of my own creation

In Progress:
Albina Armwarmers by Vera Brosgol in handspun Quaere Fibre 100% SW Merino in colorway Spiced Apples
Toe-up 3x1 rib socks in handspun Gnomespun Dorset Down (maybe)
Waving Lace socks by Evelyn Clark (book: Favorite Socks by Interweave) in Collinette Jitterbug, coloway Wasabi Squeeze

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Thursday, October 2, 2014

Episode 93 - TOMATOES!



All about tomatoes! Their history and biology, suggestions on preserving, ideas for growing, and a few chickens eating them.

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Episode 92 - In the Rain



A farm update, including news of a little chick. Finished sweater and shawls. Spinning in progress. Eat Along prize winners.

Finished:
Entangled Vines by Alana Dakos in Miss Babs Yowza, colorway Catherine
Cresent shawl from my brain in handspun from a batt of my own
Drawing Nigh by Susan B. Anderson in Quince and Co Finch colorways Chanterelle, Twig, Sedum, Gingerbread and Bark
Quiver Mitts by Bronwyn Hahn in a batt of my own

In Progress:
Adirondack by Sarah Punderson in Miss Babs Yowza, Babette colorway Treasure Chest
Twisted Flower socks by Cookie A in Malabrigo Sock, colorway Cordovan
Spinning Fiber from my sheep Martha
Into the Whirled Rambouillet, colorway Multipass

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Thursday, August 21, 2014

Episode 91 - Marl



 Lots of finished spinning and a new project - both involving marl.

Finished:
Split Back Snowflake Hat by Susan B. Anderson in Quince and Co Lark, colorways Robin's Egg and Bark 
Hermione's Everyday Socks by Erica Lueder in Three Irish Girls Findley Fingering, colorway Ivanna Knit (one of a kind) 
Spinning:
Quaere Fibre 100% SW Merino in colorway Spiced Apples
Winterhaven Fiber Farm Cormo in colorway Tigereye, jensetser at yahoo dot com
Mix of Clouds and Sun batt of my own creation

In Progress:
Drawing Nigh by Susan B. Anderson in Quince and Co Finch colorways Chanterelle, Twig, Sedum, Gingerbread and Bark

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Episode 90 - Spontaneous Building Construction



The farm in early August, including a few baby chickens and growing lambs. A tour of the many varieties of heirloom tomatoes and the beginning of construction on a passive solar greenhouse. Knitting completed and in progress.

Finished, almost
Split Back Snowflake Hat by Susan B. Anderson in Quince and Co Lark, colorways Robin's Egg and Bark (I think!)
Barn Raising squares

In Progress:
Adirondack by Sarah Punderson in Miss Babs Yowza, Babette colorway Treasure Chest
Entangled Vines by Alana Dakos in Miss Babs Yowza, colorway Catherine

Music Mentioned:
DeVotchKa
Garden State Soundtrack
Paul Anka, Rock Swings
Dave Brubeck, Take Five

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Saturday, July 26, 2014

Episode 89 - County Fair Report!



Eat Along Prizes!! Eat something grown locally and post about it on Ravelry to be entered to win these prizes.
You can also enter on Facebook to win a set of organic cotton cloth napkins: facebook.com/knitspinfarm

Finished:
Mainline by Tess Young in Miss Babs Sport colorway Beach glass
Sockhead Hat by Kelly McClure in  Into the Whirled 80/20 Merino/Silk in the colorway Kindred
Confetti batt of my own creation

In Progress:
Prairie Ridge Shawl by Susan B. Anderson in a magic cake of scraps
Entangled Vines by Alana Dakos in Miss Babs Yowza, colorway Catherine
Winterhaven Fiber Farm Cormo in colorway Tigereye, jensetser at yahoo dot com
Mix of Clouds and Sun batt of my own creation

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