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Franklin Fiber Episode 22: Sand in My Shoes

Lots to talk about… Finished objects, old and new works in progress, even (dun-dun-DUN!) SPINNING! Fall has finally arrived, and with it the promise of sweater weather!

Show notes will be posted tomorrow…scout’s honor! And I’ll go back and do show notes for the last few episodes, too. It’s too late and I’ve spent too long uploading tonight!

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Franklin Fiber Podcast Episode 3: Wax Philosophical

Here’s episode 3! (Sorry for all the um‘s.) You can catch it on iTunes, too…

SHOW NOTES:

Works in Progress:

Finished Works:

  • Hitchhiker – yarn = black Momostenango, Guatemala handspun, needles = US9

Spinning:

  • Finished Teeswater roving from Rhinebeck ’13 (Looking Glass Wool in Clinton County, MI). 3.8oz/242 yards of light sport weight 2-ply.
  • Spinning The Sheep Shed merino/tussah silk; 1/2 lb., no colorway (blues and purples and silver). Purchased at Rhinebeck Sheep and Wool several years ago–but they always set up there!

Miscellany:

  • Wheel wax = furniture polish made with beeswax, coconut oil, cedar essential oil. Everything is moisturized.
  • Gourd pins. I use them for my Etsy shop. I use them as stitch markers. Cheapskates of the world, unite!
  • Reading The Icarus Girl by Helen Oyeyemi
  • Watching Breaking Bad…yeah, I know I’m late to the party.
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Franklin Fiber Video Podcast! Episode 2: In the Red Room

Check out episode 2 of the Franklin Fiber video podcast! (WT: Knit Spin Repeat)

Episode 1 can be viewed here: Watch  episode one.

Show notes:

Works in Progress:

  • Mom’s Socks – yarn = Patons Kroy Socks FX in color 1209, needles = US2
  • Hitchhiker – yarn = black Momostenango, Guatemala handspun, needles = US9
  • Big Herringbone Cowl – yarn = Cascade Eco Duo in color 1704, needles = 15

Finished Works:

  • Anja – yarn = Madelinetosh Sport in colors Antler and Tern (oops–said Ink in the show!), needles = US3 & 4
  • Lovisa Armwarmers – yarn = Madelinetosh Sport in colors Antler and Tern, needles = US6

Spinning:

  • Teeswater roving in-progress from Rhinebeck ’13. Searched the vendor list and I’m 98% positive it’s from Looking Glass Wool in Clinton County, MI. No website, sorry!
  • Plying vegetable-dyed wool from Momostenango – finished the Sacatintas/Desert Honeysuckle color.
  • Finished Arrow Acres Farm (Wall, NJ) 3.7 oz 100% alpaca (color: Lily & Bing). 380 yards of lace weight 2-ply.
  • My wheel = unfinished Ashford Kiwi 2

Miscellany:

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