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The FibreWorks Podcast, Episode 9: Updatery and Breathing through a Straw

The FibreWorks Podcast, Episode 9: Updatery and Breathing through a Straw

  In this episode, host Catherine Knutsson apologizes for the gap between episodes, talks about the reasons for the gap, shares news about shipping, new yarns, and what she's working on, and introduces The Great Canadian Wool-a-long, an event celebration Canadian wool which will take place tween August 1 and October 31, 2022! Things mentioned in this episode: Faye Kennington/Ukee Knits Tree Line Sweater (Link to Payhip) Waterfalls by Unwind Knitwear (Link to Payhip) Drangey by Stephen West (Link to West Knits website) Westie's Besties (Link to West Knits website) Aldous by Isabell Kraemer (Link to Ravelry pattern page)  

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The FibreWorks Podcast, Episode 8: In which I do not pod-fade

The FibreWorks Podcast, Episode 8: In which I do not pod-fade

In this episode, Catherine chats about fleece and farm visits, how she tests new yarns, the recent pop-up trunk show at the Beehive Wool Shop, and what the recent lack of episodes was all about!   Things mentioned in this episode:  Elizabeth Elliot's Octopus slippersThe Ambershore Shawl by Inese Sang (Ravelry link)The Beehive Wool ShopFelted à la main with Love100 Mile Fleece and Fibre  

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The FibreWorks podcast, Episode 7: Mental Health, a Secret Project Reveal, and Let's Talk about Moths

The FibreWorks podcast, Episode 7: Mental Health, a Secret Project Reveal, and Let's Talk about Moths

In this episode, Catherine talks a little about her mental health challenges and offers some resources for anyone who might be struggling, she reveals a secret project that is no longer secret, and talks about how to prevent moths and what to do when the little forkers set up home in your...home.     Things mentioned in this episode: Crisis Services Canada1-833-456-4566 or text 45645For residents of Quebec: 1- 866-277-3553 Tara Brach's audio and videosSharon Salzberg & The Metta Hour podcastDr. Rick Hanson's websiteBeing Well podcast Insight Timer Thea Colman's website: Baby CocktailsRavelry link to September Morn pullover pattern (which is not...

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Episode Six: Waxing Lyrically about Romney!

Episode Six: Waxing Lyrically about Romney!

In this episode, Catherine has a bird report, a quick shop update, and a long lyrical wax about her love for Romney wool. To keep up-to-date and chat about the podcast, follow Catherine on Instagram  - @smallbirdworkshop. Links to things mentioned in the episode: The American Romney Breeders Association Twin Oaks Fibre Farm Disdero Ranch Romney yarn in the Small Bird Workshop shop Romney fibre in the Small Bird Workshop shop The Fibreworks Podcast/Small Bird Workshop Ko-fi And a quick FYI: in the intro, I said this was episode seven. Nope, it's not. It's six. Oops!

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The FibreWorks Podcast, Episode 5: All Things Sock Yarn!

The FibreWorks Podcast, Episode 5: All Things Sock Yarn!

In this episode, host Catherine Knutsson bring you:The Bird ReportShop TalkAnd, a deep dive into all things sock yarn! Feel free to email Catherine at smallbirdworkshop AT gmail DOT com or follow her on Instagram at smallbirdworkshop! Also, you can find The Small Bird Workshop on Facebook and Ravelry!     Links to things mentioned in this episode: Project Feederwatch Ysolda.com Ladderback Jacquard tutorial on Ysolda.com Link to Facebook Live with Deb Robson and the Livestock Conservancy about sock-yarn suitable breeds Knit City Virtual School of Sweet Georgia Twist Gauge guide Resources Mentioned: Ply magazine, Winter 2018 (The Sock Issue)...

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