Wild Fibers Herbst 2006
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- The Chant of the Male Spider
Four male weavers from the Navajo Nation tell Torie Olson what the spirits and
the spiders have told them about the Navajo tradition of weaving.
- Treading with Alpacas
Federal Prosecutor and former State representative William Schneider shares his
unusual and remarkable experience with raising alpacas.
- Clothing a Nation
Amidst enormous poverty and rampant disease, Erin Rhoad discovers the
spirit of weavers clothing a nation.
- Fat and Fashionable
Persian wool has been a staple of high fashion since the early 1900s. But
at what price to the fat-tailed sheep who create them?
- Turkmen Hats
A vacuum flask for the head.
- Aran Sweaters
Lost at sea then washed ashore, is the saga of the Aran Sweater one of
sadness or modern Irish folklore?
- From Pastures to Print
Friends in the pature and now partners in print, Ann Brown and Letty Klein talk
about the josy of taking a fur sheep and converting it to fiber in
their new book, The Shepherd's Rug.
Take the Plunge! Helpful hints for getting your favorite fleeces and sweaters
washed and ready for winter.
- Trafficking in Sheep!
Off Broadway actress and lifelong political activist, Anne Barclay Priest
looks on her career in raising sheep on an island in Nova Scotia.
Letzte Änderung: 27.8.2007
durch Alexandra Weikert
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