Podcast Season 2

Season 2 is all about your collection. Find your love and passion for your collection and dump the shame of “stash”. Also Lisa talks about color theory to help you become more confident in your color choices

Season 2 Episode 15: Defeat Festival Overwhelm Festivals are starting to be back in person. Whether you go in person or virtually it takes a special kind of self care to avoid getting overwhelmed. Lisa suggests some easy steps to make your next festival more enjoyable.

Season 2 Special Episode 14: Who are you now? It’s been a while since our world flipped on its head. The world is starting to open up. Lisa reflects on how we are now such different people than February 2020. How have you changed? Are you ready to go out and resume a life?

Season 2 Episode 13: Tips and Tricks for Spinners. Lisa shares 9 tips and tricks to help your spinning from beginning to end. Many of the tips and tricks that Lisa talks about in this podcast are available on the YouTube channel. You can find them here.

Season 2 Episode 12: Beneficial Resources for Handspinners. Lisa talks about some of her favorite resources on her bookshelf. Some of the books include: The Intentional Spinner, Yarnitecture, Intertwined, The Spinner’s Book of Yarn Design, Color in Spinning, A New Look at Color, Spinning and Dyeing Yarn, Start Spinning and The Fleece and Fiber Sourcebook with it’s companion, A Field Guide to Fleece. Lisa also recommends some spinning teachers to follow including Jillian Moreno, Judith MacKenzie, Maggie Casey, Esther Rodgers and Alanna Wilcox.

Season 2 Episode 11: Spinning our way through France Lisa explains the Tour de Fleece where spinners from around the world spin each day that the cyclist of the Tour de France are racing. Have you always wanted to join? Find out more about it and find out how to join our team.

Season 2 Episode 10: A Conversation with Dalis of Dancing Leaf Dyeworks. We had a great conversation about life as a solopreneur and artists. I also wanted to know how she stays so balanced in our super crazy, super busy world.

Season 2 Episode 9: Be a Color Explorer Part 4: In this episode Lisa investigates multicolor harmonies starting with complements and ending with tetradic harmonies. You can visit your collections to find out what harmonies are possible by auditioning and “shoppin” in your collection. Rather watch on YouTube? Click here

Season 2 Episode 8: Be A color Explorer Part 3: In this episode, we explore color harmonies. From monochromatic to complementary…  Lisa talks about how you can use these in your textiles and also the pitfalls to avoid.  Build your color confidence!

Season 2 Episode 7: Be a Color Explorer Part 2: In this episode, Lisa talks about how we go from 12 hue families out to the thousands and thousands of available colors. She also talks about how to use tints, tones and shades as well as contrasts to develop interest in your handcrafted item.

Season 2 Episode 6: Taking a Look at Color In this episode we switch gears from curating your collection and start to take a look at color. I teach you about the physics and biology of color as well as the symbolic and cultural meaning of the 12 color or hue families.

Season 2 Episode 5: Let’s have a Swap In this episode, we talk about what to do with that yarn, roving, needles, notions and patterns that you no longer want as part of your collection. Here are some of the printables from that episode:

Season 2 Episode 4: Needles and Notions In this episode, Lisa walks you through your needles, hooks and notions. We’re almost at the end of really having the collection that you love. So join in and address all those needles, stitch markers and gauges. 

Season 2 Episode 3: Put skeins (roving) together by building color confidence In this episode, Lisa talks about becoming more confident putting skeins together for a beautiful garment. Lisa also talks about what you can do right now to build your confidence in combining colors of yarn or roving in your collection.  If you are joining Lisa on this adventure to finding love within your collection, she outlines some specific steps you can take this week to move from stash shame into full and unadulterated love of your collection.

Season 2 Episode 2: Meaningful visits to your collection. It’s time to think about going through your collection. Do a bit of tidying and organizing into projects or yarns that just go together.

Season 2 Episode 1: Curate your Collection

Season 2 is here! Listen to the trailer