Introduction: Pure Wool Philosophy Pure Wool Basics Pure Wools & Patterns Black Welsh Mountain Blue-faced Leicester Castlemilk Moorit Corriedale / Falklands Cotswold North Ronaldsay Romney Ryeland Shetland Zwartbles Pure Wool Practicals Yarn Selector Dyeing Pure Wool Knitting Know-How Bibliography and resources Index Acknowledgements
Discover the unique qualities of wool sourced from different breeds of sheep, and how to exploit them in your knitting.
Sue Blacker owns and manages a specialist wool mill in Cornwall, England, where she processes fleece sourced from a wide range of breeds, including Jacob, Gotland, Manx, Ryeland, Southdown and Wensleydale. Committed to using natural fibres, Sue actively promotes the use of single-breed wools for knitting yarns. Her company, Blacker Yarns, produces a range of stylish patterns especially designed to exploit the amazing, unique qualities of single-breed wools.