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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.

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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Location:

United States

Description:

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.

Twitter:

@FiberLyd

Language:

English

Contact:

(360)969-1057


Episodes

Spinning Stories

5/21/2019
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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)‬.

Duration:00:31:42

Wool Scouring

4/24/2019
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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.

Duration:00:48:57

Wool Quality

4/2/2019
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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.

Duration:00:25:58

Welcome to Modern Wool

2/6/2019
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Lydia shares an intimate look at the genesis of her mill, where yarn comes from, and the value of wool in the modern world.

Duration:00:28:50