Show Notes for Episode 008: Fiber Tourist

Hello, Spinsibs!

Opening Chatter

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The Ravelry thread for our discussion of the Red Scarf Project contest.

World Wide Spin in Public Day is September 18.

The New York Sheep and Wool Festival, otherwise know as Rhinebeck, will be October 16th and 17th at the Duchess County Fairgrounds.  I’ll be there.  Will you?  If so, let me know in the Rhinebeck thread in the Ravelry group so I’ll know whether enough of us will be there to warrant arranging a meet-up.

Events: Michigan Fiber Festival

Briar Rose Fibers

Morning Sun Fiber Barn

Some pictures:


Fleece judge Neil Kentner assesses "spinability"


Wensleydale ewes

Baby Wensleydales!

Baby Wensleydales seek fame and fortune through podcast cameos


Curiouser and curiouser


Costumed sheep on parade


Fiber . . .


. . . fiber . . .


. . . and more fiber

Indie Dyer: Spunky Eclectic

Spunky Eclectic

Amy King, Spin Control


The accursed merino-tencel blend, in the divine colorway, "Lobster"


"Beach Glass" in the skein


"Beach Glass" in a swatch

DVD: Judith MacKenzie McCuin, The Gentle Art of Plying

The Gentle Art of Plying

Video download of TGAoP from Interweave