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  • The Shepherd's Rug - A Braided Wool Rug From Roving

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    The book is a detailed tutorial describing the techniques needed to create an heirloom braided rug.  The book is divided into 5 Parts. The first part is a discussion of wool and it's characteristics.  The second part deals with selecting the fiber, how to wash it, how to choose the colors, and basic equipment needed.  The 3rd part discusses the technique of braiding.  Part 4 deals with the rug itself and the variety of shapes that can be created.  There are tips and techniques and a through description of how to care for the rug.  Part 5 discusses breeds of sheep and the wool they produce.  The book is well written and the easy to follow directions insure success.
    The Shepherd's Rug - A Braided Wool Rug From Roving
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