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, 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!

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