Fiber Arts 2016-2017

‘Spinning a Good Yarn’

Listed below are books and lessons about fiber, with fiber and researching fiber.

Woolbur –  Leslie Helakoski -author, Lee Harper-illustrator
“Charlie Needs a Cloak” – story and pictures by Tomie dePaola
The Goat in the Rug – as told to Charles L. Blood & Martin Link – by Geraldine
The Cloud Spinner – Michael Catchpool-author, Alison Jay-illustrator
The Magic Ball of Wool – Susanna Isern, Nora Hilb

We’ve drawn a bit of yarn that will be connected with another, then another . . . we don’t know what it’s going to look like – “Isn’t that great?”

Drawing the yarn . . . img_2188 to create the wall art.

Breeds of Sheep
This is only a list of the sheep ‘we’ chose to study and draw.

Kootenai – “Spinning a Good Yarn” Classroom co-op pieces of drawn yarn taped together to make on long yarn.

Yarn Spinning  Videos – Posted videos will be of students hand spinning.

Sheep shearing:

Sheep to Shawl: