Episode 074: Silk

she learned about what it is, where it comes from, and how it affects our fiber crafting, and invites you to share more!

Episode 073: Back and Forward

In this episode, Anne looks back into 2021 and forward to 2022, setting crafting intentions for the new year, rather than goals.

Episode 072: Wool Circle

Anne speaks with Nic Corrigan and Ed Sutcliff of Project Lonk. You originally met Nic and Ed in episode 66 when their Kickstarter to produce yarn from Ed’s flock of rare breed Lonk sheep was still in full swing. A lot has happened since then! Listen to learn how their work to create highly local wool has had more of an impact than they expected!

Episode 071: Many Happy Returns

to season 6! In this episode, Anne fills you in on everything that went on during the hiatus as well as the things that are coming up, and she shares her thoughts on The Shetland Trader, Book 3: Heritage. You’ve seen the images of the projects, but is the book worth a buy? Have a listen!

Episode 070: Paparwark Yarn, Open Farm, and Rhinebeck

Anne speaks to Cecil Tait of Paparwark Furniture about the new yarn line he and his wife Jennifer are producing from their flock of Shetland breed sheep. She also takes you through Morehouse Open Farm Day and talks about her time at Rhinebeck on Saturday.

Episode 066: Project Lonk

Anne sits down with Nic Corrigan and Edward Sutcliffe to learn about their goal to bring locally processed, locally grown, rare-breed Lonk wool to knitters.

Episode 058: Dana Blair of Pichinku Fibers

Anne sits down with Dana Blair of Pichinku Fibers in the Sacred Valley of Peru. Listen as Dana shares why she started the company, introduces you to her team of dyers, dreams of an impactful future for Pichinku!

Episode 057: Tripping

In this episode, Anne kicks off season 5 with a quick recounting of the Online International Fiber Festival and the Virtual Masters Day before announcing the debut of Makkin Our Way Through Shetland. Listen ASAP to get all the details! Links to Things Mentioned in the Podcast Review the podcast on Apple Podcasts, or wherever […]

Episode 48: Terri Laura

Anne reviews some yarn from Faithmead Farms, catches you up on lots of things, has another giveaway, ushers in the return of songs to the podcasts, and wraps it all up with the audio from her interview with Terri Laura. If you’d like to send in a holiday story for the next episode, please email those to anne@familypodcasts.com by December 11, 2020!

Episode 040: Yarn Haulin’

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Anne shares her experience on the Great Northern Yarn Haul, talks a bit about what’s on her needles, shares what it’s been like to wear the same wool dress every day for a month, and comments on a few more tidbits.