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The good living guide to keeping sheep and other fiber animals : housing, feeding, shearing, spinning, dyeing, and more

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Janet Garman, author of the popular blog Timber Creek Farm, shares her expertise on raising sheep and other fiber animals, as well as interview, tips, and advice from fiber farmers and craftspeople across the country. In these pages, readers will learn the basics of properly raising sheep, with additional information on goats, llamas, alpacas, and rabbits. Find tips on selecting animals, feeding, housing, breeding, and healthcare. From there, instruction are provided for shearing, sorting, skirting, washing, picking, carding, combing, and spinning the wool. Enthusiasts will also find recipes and instructions for natural, plant-based dyes and advice for selling their finished yarn.

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Phelps Library 636.3 (Text)
Adult Nonfiction

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