Comprehensive review of the characteristics of wool from 100 breeds of sheep. Images of fleece locks are shown in full-size photographs, illustrate the importance of matching wool type to end use. Offers advice on: selecting top-quality fleeces; cleaning wool efficiently and thoroughly; teasing, flicking, combing, carding, and other preparation methods; and spinning and plying a variety of yarn styles.

By Nola and Jane Fournier

Published by Interweave 2003

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Level of experienceBeginner, Intermediate, Experienced
Print statusOut of print