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Knit local : celebrating America's homegrown yarns

Author: Tanis Gray
Publisher: New York : Sixth & Spring Books, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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"Knit Local showcases 30 beautiful fashion, accessory, and home de;cor projects made with yarns manufactured and sold right here in North America. Expert knitter Tanis Gray stresses the wisdom of preserving local businesses, protecting the environment, and treating livestock humanely while tracing the journey of her yarns from sheep to skien." As informative as it is inspiring, this book is above all a stunning
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Genre/Form: Patterns
Nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tanis Gray
ISBN: 9781936096183 1936096188
OCLC Number: 707259065
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 176 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color map ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Tanis Gray.

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