Publisher description for Fiber gathering : knit, crochet, spin and dye more than 20 projects inspired by America's festivals / by Joanne Seiff.


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Yarn enthusiasts from coast to coast are embracing fiber festivals with gusto, from New York's Rhinebeck Sheep and Wool Festival to Oregon's Black Sheep Gathering. This large-format, full-color book is a stunning visual celebration of ten fiber festivals throughout the U.S., showcasing the rich marketplace and sprawling agricultural exhibits that attract visitors in astounding numbers. Perfect as a coffee table book, it also includes instructions for creating 20 unique knitting, crocheting, spinning, and dyeing projects that reflect the rural couture of these popular f?tes.
Joanne Seiff (Bowling Green, KY) is a freelance writer, knitwear designer, educator, and fiber artist. Her writing and designs have appeared in Interweave Knits, Vogue Knitting, Better Homes and Gardens Knit It!, Spin-Off, Belle Armoire, and Wild Fibers magazines and online at Knitty.com and Handspinners.com, and her handspinning and knitting have won awards at the North Carolina and Tennessee State Fairs. Her Web site is joanneseiff.com.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Textile crafts.
Craft festivals.