The Field Guide to Fleece: 100 Sheep Breeds & How to Use Their Fibers

Carol Ekarius (Author) Deborah Robson (Author)
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Description

With this compact portable reference in hand, crafters can quickly and easily look up any of 100 different sheep breeds, the characteristics of their fleece, and the kinds of projects for which their fleece is best suited. Each breed profile includes a photograph of the animal and information about its origin and conservation status, as well as the weight, staple length, fiber diameter, and natural colors of its fleece. This is a great primer for beginners, and a handy guide for anyone who loves working with fleece.

Product Details

Price
$14.95  $13.75
Publisher
Storey Publishing
Publish Date
August 27, 2013
Pages
232
Dimensions
5.0 X 0.6 X 7.0 inches | 0.66 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781612121789
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About the Author

Carol Ekarius is the coauthor of The Fleece & Fiber Sourcebook, The Field Guide to Fleece, and Storey's Guide to Raising Sheep, and the author of several books including Small-Scale Livestock Farming, Storey's Illustrated Guide to Poultry Breeds, and Storey's Illustrated Breed Guide to Sheep, Goats, Cattle, and Pigs. She lives in the mountains of Colorado.

Deborah Robson is co-author of The Fleece & Fiber Sourcebook and Knitting in the Old Way. She is a former editor of both Shuttle, Spindle & Dyepot and Spin-Off magazine, and she is currently the editor and publisher of Nomad Press, which publishes books on traditional and ethnic knitting and spinning. Robson is also an artist, working in textiles, printmaking, and oils. She lives in Colorado with her daughter.