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The Fleece & Fiber Sourcebook: More Than 200 Fibers, from Animal to Spun Yarn
Carol Ekarius, Deborah Robson

Storey Publishing, LLC, 2011

This one-of-a-kind photographic encyclopedia features more than 200 animals and the fibers they produce. It covers almost every sheep breed in the world — from the longwool breeds of the United Kingdom to the Tasmanian merino, the Navajo churro, the northern European Faroese, and dozens and dozens more. It also includes goats, camelids (such as alpacas, llamas, and vicunas), bison, horses, musk oxen, rabbits, and even dogs.  Each entry ...
  
  











  



  
The Spinner's Book of Yarn Designs: Techniques for Creating 80 Yarns
Sarah Anderson

Storey Publishing, LLC, 2013

Discover the fun and satisfaction of spinning your own yarn! This step-by-step guide shows you how to create 80 distinctive yarns, from classics such as mohair boucle to novelty features like supercoils. Lush photographs illustrate the process of turning fleece into yarn, reveal the unique architecture of each yarn, and show exactly how to manipulate and combine fibers to get the results you want. With this must-have reference, you can create ...
  
  











  



  
The Vegetable Gardener's Bible: Discover Ed's High-Yield W-O-R-D System for All North American Gardening ...
Edward C. Smith

Storey Publishing, LLC, 2000

Discover the last W.O.R.D. in vegetable gardening with Ed Smith's amazing gardening system. By integrating four principles -- Wide beds, Organic methods, Raised beds, and Deep beds -- Smith reinvents vegetable gardening, making it possible for everyone to have the best, most successful garden ever. By following this complete system you cultivate deep, powerful soil that nourishes plants and discourages pests and disease. The result is fewer ...
  
  











  



  
Storey's Guide to Raising Chickens, 3rd Edition
Gail Damerow

Storey Publishing, LLC, 2010

Here is all the information you need to successfully raise chickens — from choosing breeds and hatching chicks to building coops, keeping the birds healthy, and protecting them from predators. This revised third edition contains a new chapter on training chickens and understanding their intelligence, expanded coverage of hobby farming, and up-to-date information on chicken health issues, including avian influenza and fowl first aid.
  
  











  



  
Rosemary Gladstar's Herbal Recipes for Vibrant Health: 175 Teas, Tonics, Oils, Salves, Tinctures, and Other ...
Rosemary Gladstar

Storey Publishing, LLC, 2008

Rosemary Gladstar is the mother of modern herbalism. Her wisdom and vision have inspired an entire generation of herbal healers, and her insights into the healing power of plants have helped people everywhere embrace more natural, healthy, and radiant lives. Rosemary Gladstar's Herbal Recipes for Vibrant Health is the author's practical compendium of herbal know-how. Written with her signature warmth, this must-have reference will help ...
  
  











  



  
The Essential Guide to Color Knitting Techniques
Margaret Radcliffe

Storey Publishing, LLC, 2008

At times, a single, perfect color is just what a new knitting project needs. But more often than not, the creative knitter envisions exciting color palettes that make her handmade hat unique or add special meaning to a gift for a loved one. Adding fabulous color combinations to a handknit item can be as simple as working with multicolor yarn or as intricate as applying the technical concepts of knitting intarsia. Knitting teacher and author ...
  
  











  



  
Around the Corner Crochet Borders: 150 Colorful, Creative Crocheted Edgings with Charts and Instructions for ...

Storey Publishing, LLC, 2010

When it comes time to put the finishing touches on the edges of a fiber project, a crochet border is the perfect solution. Edgings are essential adornments to the most popular knit and crochet pieces blankets, scarves, and afghans. But borders can do so much more; they give handmade goods a delightful finishing touch, serve as focal points, tidy uneven edges, and add handcrafted flair to store-bought apparel. Borders often require turning a ...
  
  











  



  
Rosemary Gladstar's Medicinal Herbs: A Beginner's Guide: 33 Healing Herbs to Know, Grow, and Use
Rosemary Gladstar

Storey Publishing, LLC, 2012

With Rosemary Gladstar's expert advice, anyone can make their own herbal remedies for common ailments, such as aloe lotion for poison ivy, dandelion-burdock tincture for sluggish digestion, and lavender-lemon balm tea for stress relief. Gladstar profiles 33 of the most common and versatile healing plants and then shows you exactly how to grow, harvest, prepare, and use them. Stock your home medicine chest with safe, all-natural, low-cost herbal ...
  
  











  



  
Connect the Shapes Crochet Motifs: Creative Techniques for Joining Motifs of All Shapes

Storey Publishing, LLC, 2012

If you’re like many crocheters, you love to stitch motifs but dread the process of joining them. But connecting one motif to another can be as exhilarating as stitching! Edie Eckman’s guide to creative joining techniques shows how easy it is to combine multiples of a motif to form a whole new pattern, from lacy links to three-dimensional effects, swirls, radiants, and wheels. The variations are endless! Eckman also provides 100 brand-new ...
  
  











  



  
Garden Way's Joy of Gardening
Dick Raymond

Storey Publishing, LLC, 1983

The best of Dick Raymond's vegetable gardening wisdom--his proven methods for raised beds, wide rows, and other simple techniques that promise a bigger harvest with much less work--is here in one comprehensive guide. Raymond covers everything from preparing the soil to starting plants, stopping weeds, caring for your garden through the season, and even storing your bounty in a root cellar.
  
  











  



  
101 Jumping Exercises for Horse & Rider
Linda Allen, Dianna Robin Dennis

Storey Publishing, LLC, 2002

Linda Allen has spent more than 35 years in the equestrian industry, training, riding, jumping, competing, and designing courses. In 101 JUMPING EXERCISES FOR HORSE & RIDER, she provides a logical and consistent series of exercises presented in a fun and appealing way, with clear arena maps and straightforward instructions. For each exercise, Linda covers set-up; how to ride the exercise; steps to make the exercise more difficult; what every ...
  
  











  



  
Hand Dyeing Yarn and Fleece: Custom-Color Your Favorite Fibers with Dip-Dyeing, Hand-Painting, Tie-Dyeing, ...
Gail Callahan

Storey Publishing, LLC, 2010

No crafter should feel limited by the yarn colors available in a favorite fiber shop — not when it’s so fun and satisfying to hand-dye yarn and fleece right in the kitchen. Ultimate color control is now within the reach of anyone who loves yarn and fleece. In Hand Dyeing Yarn and Fleece , self-taught dyer Gail Callahan uses fiber, color, and heat to create exciting new yarns and yarn colors. Her recipe-style instructions lead readers ...
  
  











  



  
Uniquely Felt
Christine White

Storey Publishing, LLC, 2007

Feltmaking is the magical transformation of a loose pile of wool fibers into a durable, alluring nonwoven fabric. An ancient process that continues to work its wonder on modern artisans and crafters, feltmaking produces a flannel-like fabric with a tactile appeal like nothing else. How is this fabric alchemy accomplished? The feltmaker adds a little soap and water to the wool, presses the fibers until they tangle together and hold the shape of ...
  
  











  



  
Braiding Manes and Tails: A Visual Guide to 30 Basic Braids
Charni Lewis

Storey Publishing, LLC, 2008

Horse trainer and instructor Charni Lewis brings the wonderful process of braiding to life in her step-by-step guide to 30 beautiful braids. Full-color photographs and detailed illustrations clearly show the twists and turns that make each style unique and the hand positions necessary to hold those ropes of equine hair in place. To keep hands free for braiding, the book has a nail hole at the top of each page for easy hanging on a post or barn ...
  
  











  



  
Homegrown Herbs: A Complete Guide to Growing, Using, and Enjoying More than 100 Herbs
Tammi Hartung

Storey Publishing, LLC, 2011

As the enthusiasm for food gardening and self-reliance continues to grow, a new generation of foodies, gardeners, crafters, and DIYers is discovering the versatility of herbs as a source of flavor, fragrance, healing, and comfort. In Homegrown Herbs , Tammi Hartung provides the definitive guide to planting, growing, harvesting, and using more than 100 herbs. An internationally renowned herbalist, teacher, and certified organic grower, Hartung ...
  
  











  



  
Backyard Foraging: 65 Familiar Plants You Didn't Know You Could Eat
Ellen Zachos

Storey Publishing, LLC, 2013

You don't need to trek into the forest to forage edible plants. Ideal for first-time foragers, this book features 70 edible weeds, flowers, mushrooms, and ornamental plants typically found in urban or suburban neighborhoods. You'll be amazed by how many of the plants you see each day are actually nutritious edibles! Full-color photographs make identification easy, and tips on where certain plants are likely to be found, how to avoid pollution ...
  
  











  



  
Butchering Poultry, Rabbit, Lamb, Goat, and Pork: The Comprehensive Photographic Guide to Humane Slaughtering ...
Adam Danforth

Storey Publishing, LLC, 2014

Using detailed, step-by-step photography of every stage of the process, Adam Danforth shows you exactly how to humanely slaughter and butcher chickens and other poultry, rabbits, sheep, pigs, and goats. From creating the right pre-slaughter conditions to killing, skinning, keeping cold, breaking the meat down, and creating cuts of meat you’ll recognize from the market, Danforth walks you through every step, leaving nothing to chance. He also ...
  
  











  



  
Spruce: A Step-by-Step Guide to Upholstery and Design
Amanda Brown

Storey Publishing, LLC, 2013

This is the only book you’ll need to learn the craft and art of upholstery from start to finish. With clear instructions illustrated by more than 900 step-by-step photographs, the five projects included here are designed to teach all of the techniques and skills you need to reupholster any piece of furniture to suit your own taste and style.
  
  











  



  
Farm Anatomy: The Curious Parts and Pieces of Country Life
Julia Rothman

Storey Publishing, LLC, 2011

What's the difference between a weanling and a yearling, or a farrow and a barrow? Country and city mice alike will delight in Julia Rothman's charming illustrated guide to the curious parts and pieces of rural living. Dissecting everything from tractors and pigs to fences, hay bales, crop rotation patterns, and farm tools, Rothman gives a richly entertaining tour of the quirky details of country life. From the shapes of squash varieties to ...
  
  











  



  
The Field Guide to Fleece: 100 Sheep Breeds & How to Use Their Fibers

Storey Publishing, LLC, 2013

With this compact, portable reference in hand, crafters can quickly and easily look up any of 100 sheep breeds, the characteristics of their fleece, and the kinds of projects for which their fleece is best suited. Each breed profile includes a photo 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. This is a great primer for beginners, ...
  
  











  








   



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