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Adventures in yarn farming : four seasons on a New England fiber farm

Author: Barbara Parry
Publisher: Boston : Roost Books, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Provides instructions for thirteen projects with accompanying essays detailing life on the farm, including spinning and dying wool, sheep sheering, and knitting.
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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
Named Person: Barbara Parry
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Parry
ISBN: 9781590308233 1590308239
OCLC Number: 828483968
Description: ix, 310 pages : color illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Casting on --
The road to Springdelle Farm --
Flocking --
Spring --
Good fibrations --
The ideas of March --
Springdelle jacket --
Lamb watch --
The full lamb moon --
Jammies for lambies --
Troubleshooting lams --
Lamb-pedes and a llama --
Summer --
Hay-lelujah! --
Cutting the apron strings --
Grazing days --
The kitchen garden --
A summer meal from the kitchen garden --
Lavender harvest --
Lavender pillows --
Bridge of flowers cardigan --
Fun with tractors --
Hay day --
Fall --
At the mill --
The zen of dyeing --
Dyeing and hand spinning a self-striping yarn --
Field and sky woven tablet cozy --
The ram is half the sweater --
Goats are born looking for trouble --
Dyeing, combing, and spinning mohair --
Sundance scarf --
New York State Sheep and Wool Festival --
In a wild place --
Wildwood cabled pullover --
Winter --
Gathering the flock --
Ice storm --
Winter solstice --
Solstice hat --
Snowshoe shepherd --
Dip-dyed yarn --
Full snow moon cowl and mitts --
In the sugar bush --
Sumac mittens --
Binding off --
Abbreviation --
Glossary --
Guidelines for safely dyeing yarn and fiber.
Responsibility: Barbara Parry.

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Provides instructions for thirteen projects with accompanying essays detailing life on the farm, including spinning and dying wool, sheep sheering, and knitting.

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