Episode 40: You can ford the river with a llama

Here’s episode 40 of the Yarnraising podcast. Come on down and join the Yarnraising group over on Ravelry! Remember that the What are You Waiting For knitalong/spinalong/crochetalong starts on June 1 and goes through the end of July. Head over to the group for more information about that.

I’m sorry that the video here gets cut off at the end. Many forces were conspiring to keep me from being able to record as I wanted to, but I figured this was better than nothing!

 

I’m not able to do full show notes this time around, but I did want to link you to the web-based things I talked about in Five Cool Things:

* the video of the Spinnekrok, the fascinating tool donnac368 linked me to

* The story about natural dyes and tapestries. Here’s the upcoming show at the Met with some great tapestries.

* Quilts in Space! You seriously need to watch this video.

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Episode 39: Camel is not camel is not camel

Here’s episode 39 of the Yarnraising podcast. Come on down and join the Yarnraising group over on Ravelry! Remember that the What are You Waiting For knitalong/spinalong/crochetalong starts on June 1 and goes through the end of July. Head over to the group for more information about that. Also this episode I announce the winner of last episode’s giveaway, a stitch marker tin from Jelby!

Spinning FOs:
Unwind Yarn Company

Forrester Spindles

Spinning WIPs:
Hobbledehoy

Threads Thru Time

Handspun WIP:

Bolting

Loop

Commercial FO:

Socks that Rock
Turkish cast on
Fleegle heel
Jeny’s Suprisingly Stretchy Bindoff

Commercial WIP:
Blawl
Quince and Company

Tool Time:

Claydancer 

Special Skein:

Snow Leopard Trust yarn

Five Cool Things:
Spin Off Magazine

PLY magazine

Spirited Away

Tour de Fleece Ravelry group

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Episode 38: Crushed Velvet Dresses in 1996

Here’s episode 36of the Yarnraising podcast. Come on down and join the Yarnraising group over on Ravelry! Remember that the What are You Waiting For knitalong/spinalong/crochetalong starts on June 1 and goes through the end of July,Head over to the group for more information about that. Also post to the group for this week’s giveaway, a stitch marker tin from Jelby!

Spinning FOs:
Fat Cat Knits

Spinning WIPs:
Robin J Edmundson
Gleason’s Fine Woolies
Unwind Yarn Company
Bosworth Charkha
Forrester spindles

Commercial WIP:
Blawl
Quince and Company
Socks that Rock
Turkish cast on
Fleegle heel
Jeny’s Suprisingly Stretchy Bindoff

Tool Time:
Greensleeves Bare Bones

Special Skein:
Spun Right Round

Handspun pattern ideas:
Zuzu’s Petals
SABLE scowl
Lilac Wine
Boneyard
Westminster
bias shawls
Da Vinci shawl (example of a sideways knit shawl)
Ruby Slippers (another sideways knit shawl)

Five Cool Things:
Needle Keeper
Spin Off Winter 1996
Woolpierogi
Into the Wool
Jelby
Fibro Fibers
Unwind Yarn Company

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Episode 37: Sheep Curvature

Here’s episode 37 of the Yarnraising podcast. Come on down and join the Yarnraising group over on Ravelry! This week I announce the winner of the Jacob batt from from Scott (bishopofknit) at PorterThreads. Many thanks again for that kind donation!

Spinning FOs:

Fat Cat Knits

Spinning WIPs:
Lucky Cat Craft

Handspun FO:
Westminster
Loop

Commercial FO:
Unwind Yarn Company
Turkish cast on
Fleegle heel
Jeny’s Suprisingly Stretchy Bindoff

Commercial WIP:
A Good Yarn
Forest Moon of Endor

Tool Time:
Tambour Hook
blog post about Suzani embroidery

Special Skein:
Gleason’s Fine Woolies

Five Cool Things:
Fiber Event
Robin J Edmundson
A Good Yarn
Handspun by Stefania
Spry Whimsy
Margaret Stove’s Merino book

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Episode 36: It’s not puce

Here’s episode 36of the Yarnraising podcast. Come on down and join the Yarnraising group over on Ravelry! This week I announce the winner of the yarn from A Riot of Color. Many thanks to Susan (paintermom) for her kind donation.

There is another giveaway this week, a batt of naturally colored Jacob from Scott (bishopofknit) at PorterThreads. Many thanks again for that kind donation! See the Ravelry group for your chance to win.

Sorry to say I can’t do full show notes this week, but I did want to let you all know the color I was thinking about was not puce, but a different four-letter p color, peru! Also, I have the rules to Mornington Crescent all wrong.

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Episode 35: Hypothetical Future Yurt

Here’s episode 35 of the Yarnraising podcast. Come on down and join the Yarnraising group over on Ravelry! We have a giveaway this week of yarn from A Riot of Color. Many thanks to Susan (paintermom) for her kind donation.

Spinning WIPs:
Loop

Commercial FO:
Piper’s Journey
Magic Cake Ruffle Shawl
Fiber Optic

Commercial WIP:
Opal Van Gogh yarn
Turkish cast on
Fleegle heel
Jeny’s Suprisingly Stretchy Bindoff

Tool Time:
Deerfield Creations
video of a Ladakh woman spinning on a phang

Special Skein:
A Riot of Color

Five Cool Things:
Wild Fibers Magazine
Indiana Heritage Quilt Show (photos of winning quilts!)
Knitting Pipeline Retreat
Fiber Universe
Ewe-Nique Yarns
Leading Men Fiber Arts
Happy Go Lucky Yarn
Fat Squirrel Fibers
Kitchen Counter Crafter
Sun Valley Fiber

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Episode 34: My Own Mutated Delight

Here’s episode 34 of the Yarnraising podcast. Come on down and join the Yarnraising group over on Ravelry!

Spinning FO:
Cloudlover
Andina Spindle
Deerfield Creations
Bosworth Spindles

Spinning WIPs:
Politically Incorrect Fibers
Deerfield Creations

Commercial WIPs:
Piper’s Journey
Magic Cake Ruffle Shawl

Tool Time:
Funspot
Watch King of Kong: Fistful of Quarters online: part one here

Special Skein:
Opal Van Gogh yarn
Turkish cast on
Fleegle heel
Jeny’s Suprisingly Stretchy Bindoff
Follow Your Arrow

Five Cool Things:
Fat Squirrel Fibers
Spin Off Magazine
Spinning for Softness and Speed
Where’d you Go, Bernadette
Gingerbread Granola

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