14 January, 2009

Episode 17: Windswept Farms and Baby Stories

You can listen to the show here

Weigh in:

Working on: Chiefs sweater
Nutkins socks
Started: Mug cozies (flirtation cozy)

Started: Two socks at a time
Frogged: Knotty gloves

Finished: three Muppet pelts for charity
muppet pelts
Blanket pads for Pound Puppies
Ms. Purple Pants
Ms. PurplePants pre-blocking

Fiber Exercise:

Spun up the rest of the Wensleydale and plied it.

Spun up some of the dyed wool
Spinning 1/7/09

and some of the Polypay wool.
Plying Questions answered by Bams
Making of a Rolag Youtube Video

Spinning tips from Jackie

Spinning Alpaca still, BFL
Cold Water Wash Method explained

Our exercise:

Bams: Week 4 of Couch2-5K
Coggie: Added Walk away the pounds

Shout out:Welcome Charlotte to the world!

Happy Birthday and good job mom & dad !


Interview with Windswept Farms – Thank you Mike and Heather
Lots of information and Bams bought another fleece. The Farm does have a few left.

The Spinning room:
spinning room1spinning room

The Sheep:
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The Fleece Room:
fleece room

“You’ve just been schooled”:
More Info can be found on Bams Blog

Clun Forest Fiber: Yummy
Columbia Fiber: Hearted

On the menu:
Knit away in Two Weeks: Bams is excited!
Knit Michigan: Find info here Feb. 7, 2009
LNYP: February 20th at City Knitting in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Gadget Corner:
Ear Light Find it here

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