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
|Level of experience||Beginner, Intermediate, Experienced|
|Print status||Out of print|