Saturday, October 17, 2009

Episode 02 - Natural Dyeing and A Fiber Festival

Music for this episode provided courtesy of IodaPromonet
Guitar Prayer: Arrangements of Familiar Hymns and Songs for Solo Guitar and C InstrumentBobby Fisher
"FOUNDATION (How Firm a Foundation)" (mp3)
from "Guitar Prayer: Arrangements of Familiar Hymns and Songs for Solo Guitar and C Instrument"
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In this Episode:

Craft of the Dyer - Colour from Plants and Lichens - a very informative book on specific plants and some of the colours that can be obtained from them with various mordants.

Ribbed Shrug - This is NOT a free pattern and can be found in the book Glamour Knits by Erika Knight.

Truly Tasha's Shawl by Nancy Bush - Free Pattern

Dream Twister Socks by Mona Schmidt - Free Ravelry Download

Snowflake Lace Socks by Melanie Berney - Free Ravelry Pattern

Vogue Knitting Rolled Collar Shrug - Free Ravelry Pattern

Reading in Bed Shrug by Interweave Knits Spring 2007 - Free Ravelry Pattern

Fiber and Animals Festival at Cornwell's Turkeyville on October 3rd 2009

Amy Francisco - Jehovah Jireh Farm - Wool and Exotic Blend Rovings, Felting Supplies, Wool Felts, Handspun Yarn, Felting and Knitting Kits.

Emily Wohlscheid - Artist - Bricolage Studios

Danielle Davis - Artist - Pumpkinhaus
Michigan Dealer for SpinOlution spinning wheels

Photos of some of the Icelandic Sheep from Queso Cabeza Farm at the Fiber Festival

Check out this video of the sheep shearing at the Festival. I purchased the entire fleece off the black ram. I will share pics of the finished fibers, yarn, and knitted objects that I make with it as we go along.

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