Category Archives: yarn

Indie Dyer: Marcie Bourne of Bad Sheep Yarn

Hello yarn and fiber folk! I have something truly special for you today: the brilliant and creative mind behind Bad Sheep Yarn, Marcie Bourne! I’m guessing you’d recognize her from her gorgeous yarn collections, such as the 2020 Alaska collection … Continue reading

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Episode 76: Making in the Pandemic

Hello makers! This episode is all about what Spencer and I have been making in the pandemic. It’s always nice to have Spencer on as a podcast–I know you all love seeing him visit in the yarn room 🙂 Plus, … Continue reading

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Indie Feature: Kami Noyes of Ranching Tradition Fiber

There are a few fiber folk that I’ve known since the beginning of this blog-thing, and Kami Noyes is one of the few to have this distinction. She runs Ranching Tradition Fiber and she was one of the first shepherds … Continue reading

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Episode 73: New Zealand and Norrland

Hello dear knitting folk! I have a fun episode all about New Zealand sheep and Maniototo Wool, plus a Norrland pattern modification from hat to cowl! Some KAL updates and a HUGE giveaway from Mary Furness Weir of Maniototo Wool. … Continue reading

Posted in Assia Brill, community, cowl, Distitch, episode, giveaway, hand dyed yarn, knitting, knitting modification, knitting podcast, Maniototo Wool, New Zealand, Norrland, podcast, Sara Huntington Burch, sock yarn, The Cocoon Tree, video, yarn, yarn review | 9 Comments

Indie Dyer and Yarn Producer: Mary Furness Weir of Maniototo Wool

Hello yarn-folk! As promised on Instagram and in Episode 72, I have an awesome interview with Mary Furness Weir of Maniototo Wool all queued up for the weekend! I first found Mary and Maniototo Wool via an Instagram post and … Continue reading

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Episode 72: Creative Constraints

Hello yarn-people! This episode is all about working with what’s on hand and thinking about how constraints or limits can make us more creative. Spencer makes a guest appearance and I have a WIP–what I’m calling the “Afterthought Sweater”–which is … Continue reading

Posted in community, Distitch, episode, hand dyed yarn, knitting math, knitting modification, knitting podcast, Meraki Cowl, Old Crow Art Yarns, podcast, Shorn yarn, sock yarn, Sweet Georgia, SweetGeorgia, Tailor's Rib Beanie, test knitting, variegated yarn, yarn | 2 Comments

Episode 71: Sweaterama, Plus +

Hi knitter folk! I’m back post-yarn launch with a podcast FULL of sweaters! Well, two sweaters and a third that I can’t quite talk about yet. My Rosenblom Genser is finished *Yay* and I have a Chimney sweater for the … Continue reading

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Shorn II (2019 clip) Order Information

Shorn II (2019 clip) has SOLD OUT. Thank you so much for all of your interest and orders! I can’t wait to see what this yarn becomes! If you are interested in joining the mailing list, please email me at … Continue reading

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Shorn II (2019 clip): Jan 31st 2:00pm CST

It’s happening . . . Shorn II is about to be launched into the world on Jan 31st at 2:00pm CST! I’ll post a YouTube video with all of the details at that time. In the meantime, here is your … Continue reading

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Episode 68: Kinky Weaving and the Kitchen Sink

Hello fiber folk! Today’s episode has a little bit of everything (thus, the kitchen sink!) and a Spencer-ism to beat them all: Kinky Weaving. You’ll love this one! So, yes, Spencer returns to the podcast to defend his colorway-honor and … Continue reading

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