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Carol Ekarius is the co-author of The Fleece & Fiber Sourcebook and the author of several books, including Storey’s Guide to Raising Sheep (with Paula Simmons), Small-Scale Livestock Farming, Storey’s Illustrated Guide to Poultry Breeds, and Storey’s Illustrated Breed Guide to Sheep, Goats, Cattle, and Pigs. She lives in the mountains of Colorado where her four-legged and winged family keeps her busy.
Deborah Robson is co-author of The Fleece & Fiber Sourcebook and Knitting in the Old Way. She is a former editor of both Shuttle, Spindle & Dyepot and Spin-Off magazine, and she is currently the editor and publisher of Nomad Press, which publishes books on traditional and ethnic knitting and spinning. Robson is also an artist, working in textiles, printmaking, and oils. She lives in Colorado with her daughter.
A well written documentation of sheep and their fleece. Carol and Deb give volumes of information on what to look for in a fleece, what to avoid, how to process, what are the best... Read morePublished 4 days ago by Kathy
Very specific in the facts of wool and animals! Just what a knitter, spinner, weaver needs to know when buying a fleece.Published 6 days ago by Patricia Lynn Hayes
This is a wonderful book. I had been wanting it for about a year and finally bought it with my holiday 30 discount code. Read morePublished 23 days ago by S. Char
Beautiful book. How I wish it had been published many years ago (1977) when I first started spinning fleece. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Valerie DeVore
Essential for fiber enthusiasts. Pretty sure they covered every available animal out there.Published 1 month ago by A Munn
This is a great reference book on the different wools available, even for beginners like me.Published 3 months ago by MARTHA
i love this book and look through to pick my fiber spinning choicesPublished 4 months ago by Diane M. Napoli