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Adventures in yarn farming : four seasons on a New England fiber farm /
Barbara Parry ; photography by Ben Barnhart.
Boston : Roost Books, 2013.
ix, 310 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Provides instructions for thirteen projects with accompanying essays detailing life on the farm, including spinning and dying wool, sheep sheering, and knitting.
Sheep farming -- Massachusetts -- Anecdotes.
Farm life -- Massachusetts -- Anecdotes.
Includes bibliographical references (page 307).
9781590308233 (hbk. : alk. paper)
1590308239 (hbk. : alk. paper)
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A knitting book focusing on the sheep-to-shawl process by a well-known knitter, shepherd, and artisanal yarn producer. Gain an insider's view on fiber farming and yarn craft, from sheep to skein, all told through the eyes of shepherd and textile artisan Barbara Parry. Follow her flock over the course of a year and discover all the facets of life with sheep: from shearing day and lambing season, to preparing fiber for yarn. Along the way you'll find projects for the fiber obsessed by top knitwear designers, essays on country life, and over 100 stunning photographs. With the growing locavore movement, the rising trend in sustainable farming, and the ever-increasing interest in crafting, this book is perfect for those who yearn for a closer connection to a rural lifestyle and who enjoy making things by hand.
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