Shear Spirit: Ten Fiber Farms, Twenty Patterns, and Miles of Yarn download epub
by Joan Tapper
Shear Spirit’s stories will stay with you long after you finish the book and will weave through your imagination as. .
Shear Spirit’s stories will stay with you long after you finish the book and will weave through your imagination as you create the lovely projects. Ann Shayne and Kay Gardiner, Authors of Mason-Dixon Knitting. She is the author of Island Dreams: Caribbean and The Most Beautiful Villages and Towns of California and writes features about people, arts, and culture for a variety of other national publications.
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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. ReadingKnitter01, June 27, 2008. Written by a customer while visiting librarything. 0 0. Customer Q&A. Get specific details about this product from customers who own it.
An artisan who captures Maine’s summer air in her sun-and-sea-dyed yarns. A weaver and a poet whose Buddhist stupa sits near the barns of their Massachusetts farm. Two scientists turned sheep farmers whose flock grazes in the shadows of Montana’s Bridger Mountains.
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Shear Spirit: Ten Fiber Farms, Twenty Patterns, and Miles of Yarn. Adventures in Yarn Farming: Four Seasons on a New England Fiber Farm. Roost Books: Boston, 2013. How New York Stole Modern Fashion In Fashion's World Cities. Tapper, Joan and Gale Zucker. Shear Spirit: Ten Fiber Farms, Twenty Patterns, and Miles of Yarn. Potter Craft: New York, 2008.
DE-STASH Knitting Book: Shear Spirit-Ten Fiber Farms Twenty Patterns and Miles of Yarn
DE-STASH Knitting Book: Shear Spirit-Ten Fiber Farms Twenty Patterns and Miles of Yarn. SGD 1. 7 FREE delivery. When I opened this shop in 2008, all of the yarn was spun from the organic fleece of the sheep, goats and llamas at Knox Farm State Park in East Aurora NY. The Park was closed in 2011 and the animals went to other homes. The change has enabled me to explore new types of wool and new ways to spin it.
back ravelry patterns yarns people groups forums my notebook. I combined my passions in co-authoring & photographing the book Shear Spirit: Ten Fiber Farms, Twenty Patterns and Miles of Yarn, from PotterCraft 2008, go check out the blog, it’s a combo travel & craft coffee table book with big juicy photos, lots of interesting profiles, and original projects to knit from fiber artists at each farm or ranch. The writer and I visited fiber farmers around the country, lived with them for a few days, documented their lives, drank the kool-aid and patted the wool. Living the dream, I tell ya!
Filled with fascinating essays and heartwarming profiles, this book follows the author and photographer to 10 fiber 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. Follow the challenging but rewarding journey of the people who devote their lives to harvesting spinning fleece into yarn.