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Two Ewes Fiber Adventures: A Podcast about Knitting, Spinning, Weaving, Crochet, Dyeing

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Ep 88: Two Ewes Unplugged

Lots of knitting to talk about and then we're off to the NoCKRs retreat. An unedited episode to catch you all up on our adventures before we rush off to another fun time. Visit our Two Ewes Fiber Adventures shop.


Fiber Adventures in Scotland

The intrepid fiber adventurers have filed a few more foreign correspondent dispatches. And this time there's yarn! Also whisky, department store gin, interesting food, sheep, and castles. Join Marsha and Kim on this yarn lover's journey.


Bonus! Argyle Socks and Edinburgh Sights

Kelly answers a few listener questions about the Argyle socks and then there are two dispatches from our foreign correspondent Marsha and her partner in travel, Kim. They see the sights, drink great Whisky, and eat wonderful food. And the Yarn Fest hasn't even begun! Here is a link to Kelly's Argyle chart for a 72 stitch sock. If you have a Stitch Fiddle account you should be able to download and edit your own version of this chart. Here is the link to the free vintage knitting...


Ep 87: Argyle is the New Combo-Spin

No show notes this time. We talk about what we finished to wear at Stitches West and then we talk about our fun weekend. Since this is late getting out to listeners, we are dispensing with show notes to just get this episode out!


Ep 86: Events, Knitting Tips, and Bee Talk

A little knitting and a lot of planning for upcoming events on today's show. Plus a couple of knitting tips, the perfect spirit buttons, and some bee talk. To see these show notes with photos, go to our website. Marsha's Projects Marsha started her second combo spin sweater so she'd have something going when the Opteka is finished. She is quite close to finishing Opteka. Kelly's Projects Kelly continues to work on the Indigo Frost poncho. Another careless moment led to a mistake....


Ep 85: A Two-Ply of Joy and Sorrow

Knitting and spinning are so therapeutic for the difficult times in life. They also bring joy and a community that enhances the good times. Join the Ewes in this episode that includes a little of each. Plus, they talk about the Two Ewes Shop and some of their learning experiences with this labor of love connecting local shepherds, mills, and small-batch yarns to knitters and crocheters. If you read these show notes on your podcast app and want to see pictures, go to our complete show...


Winter Weave Along 2

This weaving lesson episode is audio. Winter Weave Along 3 will be an accompanying pdf. If your podcast app doesn't deliver the pdf, visit the Weave Along thread in the Two Ewes Fiber Adventures Group on Ravelry. The episode was recorded "on location" in Marsha's weaving studio (aka dining room) in Seattle. The Ewes talk about Marsha's first weaving project from start to finish. As a beginner, Marsha asks questions and provides insights into the experience.


Ep 84: Fiber Friends and Sweater Study

The Two Ewes are both in Seattle! Assembling spinning wheels, meeting listeners, weaving, knitting, and comparing notes on sweaters are just some of the activities from their fun week. Project Updates Marsha is knitting a new project since the last episode. The pattern is Opteka by Isabell Kraemer and the yarn is Imperial Yarn Tracie Too. This is Marsha's second long-sleeved pullover. She is wearing her Combo Spin sweater so much she decided to make another sweater with similar...


Ep 83: One Ewe's Year in Rev-EWE

Kelly looks back over the year 2017 and shares her best projects, the most popular podcast episodes, and interesting facts about the listener base. Marsha has a bad cold with a cough, not a good mix with podcasting. The shop is back open after a short break for the Christmas holiday. Upcoming Events January 6, 2018: The St. Distaff Day Spin-In at the Evergreen State Fairgrounds in Monroe, from 10 am until 4 pm. January 7, 2018: Seattle Crafternoon starting at 1 pm. Contact us on...


Ep 82: Finished, Finished, and Nearly Finished

Two finished projects and an almost finished project are the big knitting topics this week. Marsha continues to combo spin and Kelly starts a weaving project. Thanks to all who visited the Two Ewes Shop during the Shop Small sale and supported the making of this podcast! Marsha's Projects Marsha has finished her second Among the Shadows Shawl by Kelene Kinnersly. The yarn is Stonehedge Fiber Mill Crazy, made from mill ends. Marsha has also finished her Beeline Compost Spin pullover...


Ep 81: Compost Bins and Combo Spins

Monogamous sweater knitting, a little yarn dyeing for the Two Ewes Shop, and some weaving homework for Marsha are all featured this episode. Click here for complete show notes with photos. Marsha's projects Marsha is now obsessed with knitting with her combo spin yarn. She is knitting Beeline by Heidi Kirrmaier. She has renamed the project Compost Spin after listener GloriaMcC from Michigan reported that she had been hearing this project as the Compost Bin project. Combo Spin... Compost...


Ep 80: Shop Small Flocks--special episode

Visit the Two Ewes Shop, between November 24 and December 10. Use the promo code shopsmall2017 to get free shipping on all orders of $20 or more. The shop will be updated throughout the promotional period with additional items.


Ep 79: Busy as Bees in November

The Ewes are busy and so are the bees! Knitting with yarn from the Two Ewes Shop, combo-spin mania continues, charity hats, camping trips and a host of other topics make for a bonus-sized episode. Marsha's project updates Marsha finished her Recoleta by Joji Locatelli made with Neighborhood Fiber Company Studio Worsted. Marsha loves this sweater! After testing several hat patterns for our Single Shot contest, in the end Marsha made up her own hat pattern using Two Ewes Raucous...


Ep 78: The House Cleaning Episode

Marsha and Kelly have been off the airwaves for about a month. Marsha was cleaning house when we last recorded and Kelly did some housecleaning instead of editing this episode. Thus the two week time warp. Wait, what? Cleaning house? Instead of podcasting? Who are these podcasters and what have you done with our regular hosts????? No further show notes this time since it is just time to GET THIS PUBLISHED! Join us on Instagram @1hundredprojects and @betterinmotion and chat on our Ravelry...


Ep 77: Well, They Have No Choice!

Combo-spin mania has overtaken Marsha and meanwhile, Kelly is weaving again. There's also some knitting. In the pet arena, Marsha and Enzo have earned their Canine Good Citizen Award and Kelly has a stray cat that seems to have adopted her family. Marsha's Projects Marsha continues working on the Recoleta by Joji Locateli and she is having no difficulty following the pattern. It isn't social knitting, but it isn't as hard as she first thought. Her Among the Shadows by Kelene Kinnersley...


Ep 76: Raw and Unfiltered

An unedited episode full of knitting, dyeing, spinning, weaving, and future escapades! Enjoy! Click here to visit the Two Ewes Fiber Adventures shop where you can support the show and get beautifully sheepy yarn at the same time. Projects Kelly is almost done with the body of the linen Summer Fjord. The pattern has a drop shoulder and no sleeves. She is thinking about picking up stitches and adding a sleeve. She has also been working on charity hats. One hat, Molly, has been finished....


Ep 75: Advent-ewes in Learning

Advent-ewes in teaching kids to knit, updates on finished projects (Kelly has two very exciting finished projects!), the Monterey County Fair Wool Auction, a visit to a mill, and some yarn shops in Washington. Kelly attended the Monterey Wool Auction and spun all week at the County Fair. Such fun! There were also some finished projects. Kelly finished the Octopus! The pattern is so lifelike you have to check it out. It is Opus the Octopus by Cate Carter-Evans. Kelly's version is named...


Ep 74: Sharing About Our Shop

A little knitting, a lot of knitting planning, and details about the scrumptious yarn and fiber in the Two Ewes Fiber Adventures shop. Kelly has taken a break from the Summer Fjord tee by Trin-Annelie She had made great progress, but then found a new fun project. Wolkig is a really interesting and EASY cowl by Martina Behm. It's a perfect pairing yarn and pattern. The yarn is a super shiny yak/silk blend handspun. Marsha is continuing to work on her two shawls, Twice Born by Magdalena...


Ep 73: Summer of Sweaters

More sweater knitting for the end of summer. Two kinds of linen and a cotton/llama blend--we're trying all the fibers! We also talk about organizing strategies for the transition into the school year. Marsha's Projects Marsha has started a new shawl with her Stonehedge Crazy! The yarn is fabulous.The shawl is the Among the Shadows and she is making it for the second time. Marsha has also finished her sweater using the pattern 221 Summer Cardigan by Diane Soucy. And since she has...


Ep 72: Swatching and Washing Linen

Planning and swatching for linen sweaters, a round-up of Tour de Fleece spinning, and our listener appreciation drawing winners are the main topics of this episode. Kelly's Projects Kelly's Tour de Fleece was successful and she will be entering a skein of Santa Cruz Island yarn in the Monterey County Wool Show. She also made progress on two different weights of California Variegated Mutant yarn and now has a sweater quantity (or close) of each. Her other finished projects for this...


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