Posted tagged ‘fiber’

Episode 3- Finishing Your Handspun Yarn/Doggie Zen

April 20, 2010

Episode 3 <-Click Here to Listen!

Finishing Your Handspun

Fulling Yarn Part 1 Jasmine of The Knitmore Girls showing how to full a yarn.  Notice she is doing this to yak down.

Fulling Yarn Part 2 The rest of the fulling process.

Spunky Eclectic Amy King, author of Spin Control, website.

Sorry, Judith Mackenzie McCuin does not have a website.

Doggie Zen

Zen-Description from Sue’s Website.

Song And The Sheep How Sue Ailsby taught Song to behave herself around sheep.

Another story about Quark Written by the man who handled him during his VST attempts.

You can contact me at clickspin at gmail dot com or as Ellenspn on Ravelry as well as leaving a comment on either iTunes or here on the blog.

The music for this podcast is  Smiling South by Brian Kelly and is courtesy of Music Alley.

Episode 1-About Rayon/What is Clicker Training?

March 8, 2010

Episode 1 <-Click here to download episode.

Rayon

Rayon Manufacturing Process A technical discussion of the history and manufacturing processes for rayon.

FTC Article Concerning “Bamboo” Rayon Article from the US Federal Trade Commission concerning the marketing and label of “Bamboo” rayon fibers.

Clicker Training

Patches, 1990-2007, the dog who started it all with me.   Here she is pictured at 13 years old enjoying a cool morning.  She was a red merle Australian Shepherd.

Glossary of Clicker Training Terms Definitions of terms you will hear as you read about operant conditioning and clicker training.

Clicker Training Primer An introduction to clicker training from the ClickerSolutions Yahoo Group.

Overcoming Fear Of The Clicker Very important if you have a sound sensitive dog.  Believe me, it’s not fun to watch the dog run away the first time you click.

Training Levels-Sit Here is the link to explain how to lure a sit for the level 1 and the requirements to “pass” the level 1 sit.  There is also the information about training the sit through all the levels.  Don’t let the higher levels intimidate you, right now we are just concerned about getting your dog and you comfortable with using the clicker to train.

The music is Smiling South by Brian Kelly and is courtesy of Music Alley.