The Fleece and Fiber Sourcebook
The Fleece & Fiber Sourcebook is a must-have reference book for any spinner looking to deepen their fiber knowledge. This book is truly a one-of-a-kind photographic encyclopedia which features more than 200 animals alongside detailed articles on what kind of fibers they produce all they way through samples of the final yarn knit and woven. Covering almost every sheep breed in the world, this extensive reference also takes care to include goats, alpacas, llamas, bison, horses, oxen, rabbits and even dogs! Each entry shows off the animal with featured pictures, samples of its actual raw fleece as well as its cleaned fleece and finally - yarn spun from its fleece. This amazing wealth of knowledge is available at your fingertips, you will learn so much more than you ever thought possible about these animals and their fleece including the fiber's color, density, strength, staple length alongside recommendations for processing and spinning. Whether you are new to spinning or are an avid fiber enthusiast who have been spinning for years - you will be sure to learn something new from this fascinating book.