Uncategorized

Ninja Chickens Podcast Episode 3

Show Notes From Episode 3

Instagram – @ninja.chickens

Ninja Chickens Ravelry Group

Fiber related

  • WIPS

– Test knit for Caitlin Hunter/BoylandKnitWorks, yarn by The Farmer’s Daughter Fibers

Shine Mitts by Pia Kammeborn

Cat mittens by Jorid Linvik

– Tuft Woolens (hand and woolens soaps)

Fibre Share

Project bags mentioned:

– That Crafty Little Fox 

– Shop Sew Flo 

– The Fat Squirrel 

  • Finished Objects

Ketlin Skirt by Kat Coyle, using Fern Fiber “Robin and Squeaky”, Knit Pics “Wool of the Andes” sport, and Wing and a Prayer Farm “Thelma, Louise, and Hester”

-Plain socks for Leif, using Undead Yarn and Twist Fiber Studio

  • Sewing/Embroidery/Dyeing

Finished sewing skirt, dipped the bottom layer in indigo, and embroidered a few of the prints

– Organic “Dyelishus” Cotton from New World Textiles

– Sew What! Skirts by Francesca Denhartog and Carole Ann Camp

  • Natural Dyeing

-Dye day for Fern Fiber with Crested Coua Photography

  • Acquisitions

Lettlopi yarn for Haust sweater

Moel View Alice in Wonderland minis

– Oak gall ink from Stephanie of @sloyarn

– Mandrake necklace and The Worm from The Labyrinth Movie by The Busy Mockingbird

Homesteading/Homeschooling/Chit Chat

– My birthday!  Woohoo 43!!  Tres Leches cake

– Disney travels

– Great-Grandma Carmela Cedrone

– Meet Cookie Dough

To find an Herbalist: AHG or American Herbalists Guild 

Places to buy herbs:

Mountain Rose Herbs

Starwest-Botanicals

Ultimate Chai Tea

6 parts Cinnamon chips

5 parts Rooibos

3 parts Cardamom pods (cracked)

2 parts Orange Peel

2 parts Ginger

1 part Cloves

1 part Vanilla Bean

Example:

30 grams Cinnamon chips

25 grams rooibos

15 grams cardamom

10 grams orange peel

10 grams ginger

5 grams cloves

5 grams vanilla bean

= 100 grams or 3.5 ounces of Ultimate Chai tea… enough to share!

Pour 1 cup of boiling water over 2 tsp. of tea and let steep 10 minutes.  Add sweetener and cream and drink up!

Uncategorized

Ninja Chickens Podcast Episode 2 – “The Big Reveal!”

Show Notes From Episode 2

Tell me a fun fact about you in the Ninja Chickens Ravelry Group

Fiber related

  • WIPS

Ketlin Skirt by Kat Coyle, using Fern Fiber “Robin and Squeaky”, Knit Pics “Wool of the Andes” sport, and Wing and a Prayer Farm “Thelma, Louise, and Hester”

-Plain socks for Leif, using Undead Yarn and Twist Fiber Studio

  • Finished Objects

Dungeon Scarf of the Skeleton King by Rik Schell (of Purl’s Yarn Emporium) 

Cardamom Coffee Hat by Caitlin Hunter Boyland Knitworks

  • Spinning

Bonkers “Harvest” Braid in Merino, Bamboo, and Nylon   

  • Embroidery –

-Snow Globe and Bear patterns by Cozy Blue

  • Dyeing

-Ecoprinting – silk scarves and skirt (Organic “Dye-Licious” Cotton from New World Textiles)

Fern Fiber 

  • Acquisitions

-Artwork by Giada Rose, Rose Witchery

-Winter Wellness Elixir

Homesteading/Homeschooling/Chit Chat

-Meet Isabella the crazy little Devon Rex

Rejected Princesses by Jason Porath

-Prince Rupert’s Drops – Smarter Every Day 

Leif’s Chocolate Tea

4 parts Red Rooibos

4 parts Cocoa powder or nibs

4 parts Honeybush

1 part Vanilla bean

Dash of grated fresh nutmeg 

(example: 24 grams each Rooibos, Cocoa, and Honeybush, 6 grams vanilla, pinch of nutmeg)

Pour 1 cup of boiling water over 1 Tbsp. of tea and let steep 7-10 minutes.  Add sweetener and cream and drink up!