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Know Your Wool

with Deborah Robson

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(518 reviews)

BeckyDK
rated 5 stars

Excellent Introduction To Different Types Of Wool - And Sheep Breeds

This course is an excellent introduction to the four main types of wool, as well as specific sheep breeds.
The lessons are well paced, the instructor knowledgeable and it is clear that she has a passion and love for wool - especially the types that are frequently misunderstood. This course will teach you that each type of wool has their own strong points and uses, and that the way the wool is treated has a massive influence on the end result.

petite.filature
rated 5 stars

learn more about breed specific wool and how to use them

wonderful overview of the different wools. As I started spinning, I have happily read a lot of Deb Ronson books and enjoyed a lot this craftsy version of her work. thanks a lot! Merci!

Cinkoe
rated 5 stars

Great Course

Deborah Robson's course is very informative, and she is so enthusiastic about the subject matter that it is a pleasure learning from her. I wasn't aware of the various characteristics of different animal fibers. There is so much information in this amazing (and free!) course, I will have to listen again to take it all in. Thank you for such a wonderful course!

Whippetknit
rated 5 stars

Really Informative!

Well paced course with lots of useful information. I feel like I can drive into breed specific yarn hunting now. I had heard so much about rare breeds on the Woolful podcasts, it was great to see pictures and get a sense of the history of the breeds and their wool types. Cormo was the only wool I was listening for and wasn't mentioned, but so much was covered that my brain is full enough for a while! Would love to see more from this great instructor.

jbrady1005514
rated 5 stars

Thinking about a sheep farm

This is very interesting and informative. My husband and I have a farm where we have raised horses for many years. Recently I have been thinking of getting sheep since I have become an avid knitter. The info is very helpful.

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