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The description of sheep breeds, explanation of why some wools are softer and more likely to felt than others was useful. Read morePublished 11 days ago by Sophy0075
Gives you everything and anything you want to know about yarn you use everyday, and the more "exotic" yarnsPublished 2 months ago by Megan Bogenreif
Clara Parkes is a stellar writer whose work is a pleasure to read. This book is no different in that regard! Of course, it is also an excellent reference!Published 9 months ago by Ladianne Mandel
Anyone who uses wool yarn for any purpose needs this book. Although all of the directions for items made of wool yarns are for knitters, Parkes's coverage of the characteristics... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Ellen
Lately, the knitting shops have yarn from small sheep farms labeled with the type of sheep the yarn is from, which I enjoy. Read morePublished 15 months ago by spottedlady
This book has taught me so many thing I didn't know about the wool I was using. I'TS A GOOD BOOKPublished 16 months ago by Donna Watkins
I really enjoyed this book because it was full of information that I could use. It is a great reference book as I spin new fiber. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Patricia L. Hensley
This is a basic resource book with some pretty neat patterns.
Looking forward to reading it more intensely.
Good intro book to wools and some of their uses.
I bought this book after buying *The Knitter's Book of Yarn,* also by Ms. Parkes, because it was so thoughtfully laid out and informative. Read morePublished on September 18, 2011 by Comment Man