At one time I dreamed of ditching it all and having a farm in the country. I loved the idea of making and using yarn from sheep and rabbits I knew personally. Well, I did move far out into the country and lived there for quite some time but the farm never came to be. Nowadays I am happy with my town life but am still drawn to yarn that has a lineage traceable to the farm and animals from which it came.
I am also a book lover and these four lovely books have allowed me to vicariously enjoy the world of fiber farming and wool processing as I use wonderful, natural and often locally grown fiber to handspin, knit and weave. Continue reading