Fiber Gathering

Fiber Gathering

Knit, Crochet, Spin and Dye More Than 25 Projects Inspired by America's Festivals

Book - 2009
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Meet the people, sample the flavor, and experience the kinship through 11 unique events and more than 25 inspiring projects

Throughout history, we've gathered together in the market square. We're there to buy and sell, to get good deals on fibers, fabrics, fruits, vegetables, and bread, but we're also there to see friends, gossip, trade recipes, and admire new clothes. We've got an eye on each other's animals, and we're going to keep them from getting into any trouble. It's our chance to hold someone else's baby or to congratulate a new grandmother. It's a chance to connect, to touch, and to bond with others.

These days, it's easy to feel like we live in scary times, and sometimes we're less neighborly than we used to be. Our lives are filled with long distances and technology. We're more likely to make cyberfriends than visit with someone down the street. Our lives are full of work, school, and caretaking, but how many of us still live near our families? Our hometowns? How do we reach out to one another?
-- From the Introduction

Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley Pub., 2009.
ISBN: 9780470289358
047028935X
Characteristics: p. cm.

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Boosterl16
Jun 13, 2012

There is not a single pattern in there I would want to make. I hope it's of more use to someone else.

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