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Episode 36: Bobbin Winder Review

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In this episode of the podcast, Sasha reviews a less-expensive bobbin winder from Fiber Artist Supply Company.

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Encore Episode: Get to know your default yarn

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In this encore episode of the podcast, Sasha talks about measuring your default yarn, so you can really understand your tendencies as a spinner.

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Additional resources:

  • Jillian Moreno, "A Spinner's Compass," Knitty 47 (Spring/Summer 2014). 
  • Jillian Moreno, "The Gist of Grist," Ply (Summer 2014; the twist issue).
  • Michele Boyd, "Twist Angle," Ply (Summer 2014; the twist issue).
  • Rachel Smith, "Grist: It is Kind of Really Important," Welford Purls blog

Encore Episode: Woolen? Worsted?

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In this encore episode of the podcast, Sasha talks about woolen and worsted yarns, how to spin yarns in either style, and when you might choose a woolen yarn over a worsted one and vice versa.

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Episode 30: Breed Spotlight | Perendale

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On this week’s podcast, we talk Perendale!

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    Episode 28: Why rare sheep breeds matter

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    In this episode of the podcast, Sasha talks about why rare sheep breeds—and rare breeds of other livestock—are so important (and not just to spinners). This episode is about what's threatening genetic diversity in these animals, and why it matters.

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