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.

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Ep 111b - Economics and Hobbits

Book: Depletion and Abundance by Sharon Astyk. Chapters 4-6, including the Real Economy, world population, and buying stuff. 

Friday, August 7, 2015

Ep 111a - Eleventy One, naturally

The knitting bits.

Julia Grace Shawlette by Laura Linneman In Fiber Story Fave Sock, colorways Koi Pond and Shimmer
Handspun socks from Into the Whirled Cheviot, club colorway Second Spring
Spinning from Into the Whirled  and Three Waters Farm

In Progress:
Ashburn by Melanie Berg in Dream in Color Smooshy, colorways Gold Experience, Cocoa Kiss, and Poma-granade
Handspun socks from Three Waters Farm, colorway Queen of All Things

Corriedale and Cheviot from Quillin Fiber Arts

KSF Shop Update of bags (alpacas, birds and beer) coming soon.

Sunday, July 19, 2015

Ep 110 - Tour de Gaston

Lots of spinning and a new baby goat.

Questions about any projects mentioned? Please ask in the Ravelry group.

KSF Etsy Shop 

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Ep 109, Part 2 - Feminism and Industry

Part two of two - the book/philosophy bits. The part that will offend no one...

Book: Depletion and Abundance by Sharon Astyk

Ep 109, part 1: Talking Rhinos

Part one of two...The knitting and farming bits.

Scottsdale Shawl by Claudia Donnelly in Malabrigo Sock, colorway Eggplant
Magic Ruffle Cake Shawl by Paula Emmons-Fuessle in a magic cake from a friend
Shellseeker by Heidi Kirrmaier in Spud and Chloe Sweater, colorways Beluga, Lake and Clay
Spinning - a batt of my own

KSF Shop Updated with sheep bags and beach batts

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Episode 108: Philosophy

Obsessive spinning. Socks in progress. Discussion of energy use and climate change. 

The Vermonter by Abi Gregorio in handspun Cormo
Three Waters Farm Corriedale in colorway Drought Creek
Dorset Down fiber from Gnomespun
Batt from Happy Fuzzy Yarn

In Progress:
Ellington Socks by Cookie A in Cakewalk Yarns (no longer dyeing)
Plain socks in Into the Whirled Cheviot in club colorway Second Spring
Scottsdale Shawl by Claudia Donnelly in Malabrigo Sock, colorway Eggplant

Book: Depletion and Abundance by Sharon Astyk

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Episode 107 - Eat All the Wool

Farm planting news, companion plants in gardening. Spinning sock yarn. Recent reads.

Finished Spinning:
Into the Whirled  April club, Falkland
Three Waters Farm Cheviot in colorway Dutch Iris

In Progress:
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
Ellington Socks by Cookie A in Cakewalk Yarns (no longer dyeing)

Books mentioned:
Roosevelt's Beast by Louis Bayard
The River of Doubt by Candice Millard

KSF Shop Updated with lots of bags and batts