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My interest in Shetland textiles focuses on the sheep and their wool, in large part because that’s what I love. As I travel this particular road, I’m grateful for the gifted researchers and designers who pay attention to traditional and contemporary Shetland textiles. Among these people is Susan Crawford, whose previous four books have delved into knitting from the 1920s through the 1950s. For...

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The Fleece & Fiber Sourcebook

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The Field Guide to Fleece

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Deborah Robson Deborah Robson said: " So my daughter says, "How's the plot?" and I respond, "Actually, amazingly interesting!"

Depends on what you're interested in, for sure. But yeah, if you know enough about the development of sheep breeds or of genetics to follow what's going on, it *i
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The Scrapbook of Frankie Pratt by Caroline Preston
The Scrapbook of Frankie Pratt
by Caroline Preston (Goodreads Author)
read in February, 2012
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Inventive and absolutely charming story told with vintage images and ephemera by an author who has worked as an archivist and obviously delights in material culture. My daughter found this book and said, even before she'd read it, "You might like thi ...more
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Sheep and Man by Michael L. Ryder
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It's true, I haven't read every page yet, but I've read a lot of it. This is an absolutely amazing book about the history of sheep throughout time and around the world. Before it was reissued, I used to get it from interlibrary loan all the time. As ...more
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The Girl in the Blue Beret by Bobbie Ann Mason
The Girl in the Blue Beret
by Bobbie Ann Mason
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An intriguing use of family history as the basis for a novel, and very interesting in its perspective on the French resistance movement. I enjoyed reading it and found it useful as a book to read in small sections before bed: sufficiently compelling ...more
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Between Dog and Wolf by Jessica Addams
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The question the authors set out to answer was how people working in shelters and rescue organizations, or others asked to make similar pronouncements, can determine whether a given canine is a wolf, a dog, or a wolf-dog combination. In the process, ...more
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Walking Nature Home by Susan J. Tweit
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Okay, this is one of my favorite books, and even when I'm broke I buy copies to give to people. It's a beautifully envisioned and written account of finding, and trusting, ourselves and our places in this world. I could wax poetic, or I could give yo ...more
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The Encyclopedia of Historic and Endangered Livestock and Pou... by Janet Vorwald Dohner
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This amazing work and Michael Ryder's Sheep and Man are the places I go first for overviews of sheep-breed history, a special interest of mine. Of course it doesn't cover all breeds; it would have been too heavy to lift and never would have been fini ...more
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