Do you know the difference between the different types of wool that can be purchased, such as Merino, Romney or Lincoln or the various combs that are used when working with raw fleece? Well, Beth Smith and her book The Spinners Book of Fleece breaks down the fundamental parts of wool, making it easy to be in the know when it comes to this versatile material.
Whether you need to know about fine wools, longwools or multicoloured breeds, this guide offers fantastic images, paired with examples of different wools and a myriad of information. With step-by-step instructions for using different tools and creating the yarn you are after, as well as a full glossary of terms and a conversion chart, it guides you down all possible avenues when it comes to crafting with wool.
If you fancy developing your skills or taking on a new one, there is an abundance of facts in The Spinners Book of Fleece just waiting to be explored.
The Spinners Book of Fleece by Beth Smith, published by Storey Publishing, is available to buy from www.storey.com, RRP £21.99.