88 episodes

The Sheepspot Podcast offers quick, actionable tips that you can use right away to make better yarn, use that yarn in ways that delight you, or otherwise enrich your practice as a fiber artist by deepening your knowledge of spinning techniques or materials.

The Sheepspot Podcast Sasha Torres

    • How To
    • 4.9 • 45 Ratings

The Sheepspot Podcast offers quick, actionable tips that you can use right away to make better yarn, use that yarn in ways that delight you, or otherwise enrich your practice as a fiber artist by deepening your knowledge of spinning techniques or materials.

    Episode 83: Spinning a (Deliberately) Thick and Thin Yarn

    Episode 83: Spinning a (Deliberately) Thick and Thin Yarn

    In this episode, Sasha explains how these yarns work, what fiber to use, and exactly how to make them, step by step.

    • 14 min
    Episode 82: Five Great Resources for Spinning Art Yarns

    Episode 82: Five Great Resources for Spinning Art Yarns

    In this episode, Sasha talks about her five favorite resources for spinning textured or “art” yarns, and about why even the most traditional spinners can benefit from learning these techniques.

    • 13 min
    Episode 81: Bridget’s Spinning Journey

    Episode 81: Bridget’s Spinning Journey

    In this episode, Sasha talks with Sheepspotters’ Society member Bridget Flynn about her spinning journey.

    • 34 min
    Episode 80: Vicky's Spinning Journey

    Episode 80: Vicky's Spinning Journey

    In this episode, Sasha chats with Sheepspotters’ Society member Vicky McKay about her spinning journey.

    • 35 min
    Episode 79: Nenette’s Spinning Journey

    Episode 79: Nenette’s Spinning Journey

    In this episode, Sasha chats with Sheepspotters’ Society member Nenette McNamara about her spinning journey.

    • 27 min
    Episode 78: Allyssa’s Spinning Journey

    Episode 78: Allyssa’s Spinning Journey

    In this episode, Sasha chats with Sheepspotters’ Society member and biology graduate student Allyssa Kilanowski about her spinning journey.

    • 30 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
45 Ratings

45 Ratings

Stafford Dean ,

My absolute favorite fiber arts podcast

Sasha is incredibly knowledgeable, and coveys that knowledge in such a genuine way. It's very easy to listen to this podcast while spinning or doing anything else, and the episodes are brief, so they're easily consumable.

OhioGalJoanie ,

Best spinning podcast out there

Sasha is great at explaining techniques and describing fibers, tools, etc. You cannot listen to her podcast and not learn something new.

Dncshaha ,

Exactly what I was looking for!

I was looking for an informative but friendly spinning podcasts and this was the one I’ve been searching for!!!!

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