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, February 12, 2015

Ep 102 - Finish-itis and Belugas



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

The Livestock Conservancy audio podcast

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. 

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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.

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Sunday, December 14, 2014

Episode 99 - Make Do and Mend



Winner announced: Another Door Opens shawl from Sara of Yarns at Yin Hoo podcast

Finished spinning:
Who Am I? William Perkin? batt from my shop
Three Waters Farm Falkland in colorway Season Reduction

In Progress:
Golden Hour by Suvi Simola in Briar Rose sport weight
Color Craving by Stephen West in Madelintosh Tosh Sock, coloways Astrid Grey, Badlands and Robin Red Breast

Acquisitions:
Yarn and fiber from Unwind Yarn Company
Fiber from Gnomespun Yarn (and blog)

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Thursday, December 4, 2014

Episode 98 - Socks!!



Contest: Another Door Opens shawl from Sara of Yarns at Yin Hoo podcast

Finished:
Aramis by Caoua Coffee in handspun Gnomespun Dorest in Deerfield Led
Manx Loughtan spinning from Gnomespun

Nearly Done:
Color Craving by Stephen West in Madelintosh Tosh Sock, coloways Astrid Grey, Badlands and Robin Red Breast


Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Ep 97 - Badger, Greenhouse, Detox



Meet our new buck Badger. Get a tour of our nearly complete off-grid passive solar greenhouse. Plus some ideas for a more restful, grateful Thanksgiving. Marl-Along winners announced. 

Spinning: BFL from FiberStory

Digital Detox

Contest: Another Door Opens shawl from Sara of Yarns at Yin Hoo podcast

Saturday, November 8, 2014

Episode 96 - No Duvet for You



Finished:
Waving Lace socks by Evelyn Clark (book: Favorite Socks by Interweave) in Collinette Jitterbug, coloway Wasabi Squeeze
Spinning battt from The Woolly Arts (no longer in business, I think)

In Progress:
Color Craving by Stephen West in Madelintosh Tosh Sock, coloways Astrid Grey, Badlands and Robin Red Breast
Golden Hour by Suvi Simola in Briar Rose sport weight
Aramis by Caoua Coffee in handspun Gnomespun Dorest in Deerfield Ledge

Acquisitions
BFL from FiberStory
Map from Mapsburgh

RedBubble for farm greeting cards, 2015 calendar and other items - proceeds to be donated to The Livestock Conservancy

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