Selections from Handspun Treasures from Rare Wools (eBook Reprint) Spinning Book
Author: Spin-Off Editors
36 pgs. (paper, color)
What’s so great about rare sheep breeds and their wool? You can get Merino wool just about anywhere, right? Well, as a spinner, whether you're just starting out or have been spinning for a long time, you have a connection to the history of this engaging handcraft. Part of that history is the sheep that are currently designated as endangered. Each one of these breeds has unique qualities that can’t be found in commercially bred sheep. To work with these wools is not only a treat, but a gateway into the rich history of spinning. Knowledgeable spinners can help protect these sheep for future generations of spinners to enjoy.
The Spin-Off editorial team put together this eBook to enlighten spinners about these lovely rare wools and in 2002 published the book Handspun Treasures from Rare Wools edited by Deborah Robson. Since then the book has gone out-of-print, but now we have compiled selections into an easy-to-download eBook!
Selections from Handspun Treasures from Rare Wools will:
• Illuminate the vast variety of uncommon sheep breeds and their rare wools
• Teach the significance these wools play for spinners today
• Explore the rich history of handspinning
• Help spinners of all levels understand this importance of diversity in wool
Merino and Corriedale are always a pleasure to work with, but experience a true novelty when you work with any rare wool, knowing that a unique fiber is running through your fingers.
This ebook, and all of Halcyon Yarn's ebooks, are printed in full color on acid-free coated stock, saddle-stitched and ready for immediate browsing and convenient posting next to your Wheel.
Item Number: 5627026E
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