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.


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.

Finished:
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. 

Finished:
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

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Episode 106 - Substituting Saffron for Sugar Pie



Catching up outside (beware the wind noise!), with lots of spinning and a couple of colorful shawls. A herd of goats and sheep stop by and we visit with some baby chickens.

Finished:
Ribbed socks in handspun Manx Loughtan from Gnomespun
Spindle spun rolags and Corriedale in colorway Lava Flow from Unwind Yarn Company
Into the Whirled BFL in the March, 2015 club colorway

In progress:
Batts of my own creation on my wheel and new Aaron Makes Stuff spindle
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

KSF Shop Updated with lots of bags and batts

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

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