Radio Program – August 18, 2006 – Carol Collins on fiber arts

Pebbles from the Stream: A Collection of Poems by the Mad River Poets, Carol read Take Down the Old Fence? [811 M stacks]

Ox-Cart Man by Donald Hall, Pictures by Barbara Cooney, a wonderful children’s book about turning wool into finished work and then selling it. [picture books]

Hands On Spinning by Lee Raven [746.1 stacks]

Indigo Madder and Marigold: A Portfolio of Colors from Natural Dyes by Trudy Van Stralen [coming soon!]

Learning to Weave by Deborah Chandler [available via interlibrary loan]

Women’s Work: The First 20,000 Years; Women, Cloth, and Society in Early Times by Elizabeth Wayland Barber [305.4 stacks]

Raising Sheep the Modern Way by Paula Simmons [available through Regional Library]

The Magic of Spinning by Marion L. Channing [available through Regional Library]

Your Handspinning by Elsie G. Davenport [available through Regional Library]

Inkle Weaving by Helene Bress [available through Regional Library]

Big Book of Knitting by Katharina Buss [746.43 B, stacks]

and just a few more:

Sunny’s Mittens: Learn-to-Knit Lovikka Mittens by Robin Hansen [j746.9 kids non-fiction] A lovely story about learning to knit with complete instructions for a lovely set of mittens.

Feltmaking Techniques and Projects by Inge Evers [677 stacks]

A Dyer’s Garden: From Plant to Pot, Growing Dyes for Natural Fibers by Rita Buchanan [633.8 stacks]

The whole craft of spinning from the raw material to the finished yarn by Carol Kroll [available through interlibrary loan]

 A history of hand knitting by Richard Rutt [available through interlibrary loan]

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