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The fleece and fiber sourcebook

Author: Deborah Robson; Carol Ekarius
Publisher: North Adams, MA : Storey Pub., 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This photographic encyclopedia features more than 200 animals and the fibers they produce. It covers almost every sheep breed in the world. It also includes goats, camelids (such as alpacas, llamas, and vicunas), bison, horses, musk oxen, rabbits, and even dogs. Each entry includes photographs of the featured animal; samples of its raw fleece, its cleaned fleece, and yarn spun from the fleece; and samples of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Deborah Robson; Carol Ekarius
ISBN: 9781603427111 1603427112
OCLC Number: 766132621
Notes: "Maps on end papers."
Description: ix, 438 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 26 cm
Responsibility: by Deborah Robson and Carol Ekarius.

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This visual guide to more than 200 breeds and the fibres they produce for knitting, spinning, and weaving is the ultimate browsing book for crafters and animal raisers.  Read more...

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A comprehensive manual for the wool aficionado. Packed with photos and detailed fiber properties, it covers every breed of sheep you are likely to encounter and then some. A reference you'll return Read more...

 
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