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Layers of Influence: Tradition versus Fast Fashion

A few weekends ago, I had the opportunity to take my mom and join our guild on a curator’s tour of a current exhibition at the Museum of Anthropology at the University of British Columbia. As we were driving out to the Vancouver Campus, it was a lot like coming home because my husband and… Continue reading Layers of Influence: Tradition versus Fast Fashion

dyeing · fibre preparation · handspun · Patreon · process · spinning · videopurls · weaving · yarn

Episode 63: Degumming carrier rod, Targhee & Locks in weaving

Thank you for tuning in again this week! Welcome to new and returning viewers. Thank you to the Patreon community for the ongoing support that keeps the show on the air week after week. This week, I chat about degumming my carrier rod silk and carding it together with some cotton from my stash. I’ve… Continue reading Episode 63: Degumming carrier rod, Targhee & Locks in weaving

carding wool · fibre preparation · handspun · knitting · knitting with handspun · process · sweater

finished: Fireside Pullover

There are some projects that seem to come together, regardless of what happens along the way: Old lanolin on the yarn, reknitting pretty much EVERY piece of this sweater twice, worries about fit. They seemed to just resolve themselves as the project progressed. You may remember, if you are a long time reader, that this… Continue reading finished: Fireside Pullover

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Episode 62: To Boucle or Not to Boucle, Autowrapping & Fibres West

Thank you for tuning in this week! Welcome to new and returning viewers. Thank you especially to our Patreon community for assisting to keep the show on the air, week after week, and for unlocking our LIVE Streaming events coming up in April! Stay tuned for more. I announce the winner of Felicia’s new book –… Continue reading Episode 62: To Boucle or Not to Boucle, Autowrapping & Fibres West

Fibre Club · fibre preparation · handspun · Patreon · process · spinning · textured yarn · videopurls · yarn

Thinking to the Future & Beyond

Over the past few months, basically since the middle of December 2016, I have been spending some time thinking about Wool n’ Spinning and the podcast. I reflected on how Patreon changed things here in my little corner of the internet, as well as the different things I tried out over the course of the… Continue reading Thinking to the Future & Beyond

carding wool · fibre preparation · handspun · knitting · knitting with handspun · Patreon · process · spinning · textured yarn · videopurls · yarn

Episode 61: Slubs, texture & Fireside

Thank you for tuning in this week! To Patreon contributors, thank you for your ongoing support. The newest episode of Wool n’ Spinning Radio is posted for you guys! Today, I announce an Instagram giveaway: Congratulations to Kym! I share with you some colour studies yarn I have finished, auto wrapping some corespun from punis-style… Continue reading Episode 61: Slubs, texture & Fireside