Knit, Crochet, Spin, and Dye More than 20 Projects Inspired by America’s Festivals
Category: Crochet, Dyeing, Felting, Spinning, Knitting, Weaving
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Fiber Gathering offers readers a sampling of the rich fiber heritage of the US. From East to West, author Joanne Seiff whisks readers through ten festivals that highlight the various themes, sizes, and flavors of American fiber fairs. This book features a rich mixture of photos, essays, ideas, and patterns that guide readers through each festival. Whether purchased as an actual souvenir or as armchair travel, there’s a chance for knitters to bring a little of the festival home, through more than twenty-five patterns; with fourteen knitting projects, four spinning projects, three crochet designs, two felting projects, two shepherd/spinning how-tos, and one traditional rug-hooking tutorial.Festivals featured in the book include: Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival New Hampshire Sheep and Wool Festival (3,000 attendees in ’08) Missouri’s Heart of America Sheep Show and Wool Festival Estes Park Wool Market (CO) Black Sheep Gathering in Eugene, Oregon Michigan Fiber Festival TN State Fair Fleece Auction and Spinning Competition (Nashville) New York State Sheep and Wool Festival (Rhinebeck, NY) The Wool Festival at Taos (New Mexico) SAFF, Southeastern Animal Fiber Festival in Asheville, NC.
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Unicorn Books and Crafts