Shear Spirit: Life on America's Fiber Farms and Ranches

by Joan Tapper

Hardcover, 2008

Status

Available

Barcode

58

Description

Part coffee-table book, part inspirational work, and part pattern guide, Shear Spirit connects knitters to the yarn-producing community in a new and intimate way. Filled with stunning photographs, fascinating essays and heartwarming profiles, this book follows the writer and photographer to 10 fibre farms and ranches across America - from the Willamette Valley of Oregon to the coast of Maine-capturing the essence of the people, places and animals that, together, create yarn. 20 projects featuring yarns from the farms surveyed will inspire knitters everywhere.

Publication

Potter Craft (2008)

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ISBN

0307394034 / 9780307394033

User reviews

LibraryThing member ReadingKnitter01
Much more about the whole process of raising the animals to shearting, spinning and final products. More a book to read than a pattern book. The patterns are interesting and the hats are really wonderful.
LibraryThing member Pasquegirl
This was like getting a free pass into the lives of many different fiber artists.

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