Modern Wool show

Modern Wool

Summary: Lydia Christiansen shares the secrets of sustainable, small batch wool straight from her mill on Whidbey Island. Explore modern topics, questions, and techniques affecting fiber farms, cottage mills, and discerning hand crafters.

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  • Artist: Lydia Christiansen
  • Copyright: 2019 Abundant Earth Fiber

Podcasts:

 Spinning Stories | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:31:43

Spinning a yarn about yarn spinning, some notes on creativity, plus an opportunity for you to be a Yarn Designer. We have a new feedback line! Now you can call/text your wooly questions, comments, and stories to us directly at: 619-516-WOOL (9665)‬.

 Wool Scouring | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:48:58

The How-to and why of washing raw wool. In this episode we’ll unpack the nuance of wool scouring, one of the greatest barriers to sustainability of small batch yarn.

 Wool Quality | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:25:58

Learn the top three questions people ask about their wool, listen in on conversations about skirting with local shepherdess Sarah Pope, and discover two fantastic Pacific Northwest sheep breeds.

 Welcome to Modern Wool | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:28:51

Lydia shares an intimate look at the genesis of her mill, where yarn comes from, and the value of wool in the modern world.

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