January 11, 2001
Life is full of contrasts. This week is no
First we venture uptown to admire a luxury
angora blend from Adrienne Vittadini.
Produced by French boarding-school
bunnies, this yarn insists on being knit with
both pinkies pointed daintily upwards.
Into the Country We Go
Then we cross the tracks and travel deep into the country to
review one of my favorite books, Candace Eisner Strick's
"Sweaters from New England Sheep Farms." You'll look into
the lives of eight sheep farmers and get a realistic
perspective on this difficult but rewarding way of life.
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New This Week...
Luxury yarn producer Adrienne Vittadini strikes
gold with Angelina, a mix of angora, alpaca,
Sweaters from New England Sheep Farms
by Candace Eisner Strick
If you've ever fantasized about moving to the
country and raising your own sheep for wool, read
this book first. You'll find beautifully written profiles
of eight New England sheep farmers, plus original
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