Episode 58: Fire, Fiber & Friends

cover58This episode contains the following segments: Ever-expanding Skill Set, The Back Porch, and Yarn Lover at Large. I talk about developing a recipe for seeded crackers, completing my Rhinebeck “sweater,” and all about my day at the New York Sheep & Wool Festival.


Who Needs Cookies?
Who Needs Cookies?

Check out my recipe for seeded crackers. These tasty treats are crunchy, salty, have a hint of sweetness, are low in fat and gluten-free. I recommend doubling the recipe and be sure that you don’t skimp on oven time.






Yarn Lover at Large — Rhinebeck

Fiber Basics class with Abby Franquemont
Our Nelkin-inspired attack on Artichoke French










excerpt from The Ox Cart Man by Donald Hall

He packs wool sheared in April, honey

in combs, linen, leather   

tanned from deerhide,   

and vinegar in a barrel

hooped by hand at the forge’s fire.