The Field Guide to Fleece

The Field Guide to Fleece
Author : Carol Ekarius
Publisher : Storey Publishing
Total Pages : 233
Release : 2013-08-27
ISBN 10 : 9781612121789
ISBN 13 : 1612121780
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Field Guide to Fleece Book 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.

Related Books

The Field Guide to Fleece
Language: en
Pages: 233
Authors: Carol Ekarius
Categories: Crafts & Hobbies
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-08-27 - Publisher: Storey Publishing

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, an
The Field Guide to Fleece
Language: en
Pages: 232
Authors: Carol Ekarius
Categories: Crafts & Hobbies
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-08-27 - Publisher: Hachette UK

An indispensable, easy-to-read guide for knitters, spinners, and weavers eager to learn about the qualities of fleece and make the most of their projects.
The Field Guide to Goats
Language: en
Pages: 144
Authors: Cheryl Kimball
Categories: Technology & Engineering
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-12-15 - Publisher: Voyageur Press

Kept as pets, raised for their milk, meat, or fiber, or prized for their beauty or rarity, goats are increasingly popular animals on farms large and small. Whet
The Spinner's Book of Fleece
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Beth Smith
Categories: Crafts & Hobbies
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-08-23 - Publisher: Hachette UK

The characteristics of fleece — its structure, grease content, and fiber diameter — vary widely depending on the breed of sheep the fleece comes from. In th
The Backpacker's Field Manual, Revised and Updated
Language: en
Pages: 448
Authors: Rick Curtis
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-05-18 - Publisher: Crown

When it was first published in 1998, The Backpacker's Field Manual set the standard for comprehensive backpacking books. Now exhaustively updated to offer a mor
Spinning and Weaving
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Lynn Huggins-Cooper
Categories: Crafts & Hobbies
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-12-19 - Publisher: Pen and Sword

A look at the extensive history of the folkcraft, its presence in the modern world, and resources to help beginners enter the world of textile artistry. This bo
Field Guide to New England Barns and Farm Buildings
Language: en
Pages: 232
Authors: Thomas Durant Visser
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997 - Publisher: UPNE

A generously illustrated handbook for identifying and understanding structures that symbolize the region's unique cultural and historical landscape.
The Fleece & Fiber Sourcebook
Language: en
Pages: 449
Authors: Carol Ekarius
Categories: Crafts & Hobbies
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-06-01 - Publisher: Storey Publishing

This one-of-a-kind encyclopedia shines a spotlight on more than 200 animals and their wondrous fleece. Profiling a worldwide array of fiber-producers that inclu
Fibershed
Language: en
Pages: 289
Authors: Rebecca Burgess
Categories: Crafts & Hobbies
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-11-19 - Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing

The Cost of Our Clothes -- The Fibershed Movement -- Soil-to-Soil Clothing and the Carbon Cycle -- The False Solution of Synthetic Biology -- Implementing the V
How to Spin
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Beth Smith
Categories: Crafts & Hobbies
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-03-08 - Publisher: Hachette UK

A Storey BASICS title for complete beginners, starting with how to choose a spinning wheel and guiding readers all the way to making yarn.