Things We Like: Books and Notions

51QVEsFKJ9L._SY344_PJlook-inside-v2,TopRight,1,0_SH20_BO1,204,203,200_The Field Guide to Fleece:
100 Sheep Breeds and How to Use Their Fibers

by Carol Ekarius and Deborah Robson (Story Publishing)

A delightfully portable companion to The Fleece and Fiber Sourcebook by the same authors.   Slip this in your bag, or download to Kindle before heading for the next fiber festival!

Available on Amazon


Adventures in Yarn farming

Adventures in Yarn Farming
Four Seasons on a New England Fiber Farm
Barbara Parry  (Roost Books)

Beautiful photographs highlight an interesting and informative book that traces the author’s journey from the city to the country.   The book is fleshed out with country pursuits that accompany the rhythm of a year of lambing, shearing, and preparing fleeces for market.   Parry includes detailed directions for dying wool.    Available on Amazon