The Field Guide to Fleece: 100 Sheep Breeds & How to Use Their Fibers is a compact reference by Deborah Robson & Carol Ekarius, the well regarded authors of the Fleece & Fiber Sourcebook. Discover the range of diversity in attributes and uses across 100 breeds of sheep. This little gem fits conveniently in your knitting or project bag so it’s always handy when you encounter new breeds in your fiber travels.
Each breed profile includes a photograph of the animal and information about its origin and conservation status, as well as the weight, staple length, fiber diameter, and natural colors of its fleece.
For a deeper exploration of more than 200 fiber animals check out The Fleece & Fiber Sourcebook. This one-of-a-kind reference includes detailed descriptions and photographs of each animal’s fleece at every stage of the handcrafting process, from raw to cleaned, spun, knit, and woven.