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Wool Pdf/ePub eBook Author: ,
Editor: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 035844795X
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“One of dystopian fiction’s masterpieces alongside the likes of 1984 and Brave New World." —Daily Express The first book in the acclaimed, New York Times best-selling trilogy, Wool is the story of mankind clawing for survival. The world outside has grown toxic, the view of it limited, talk of it forbidden. The remnants of humanity live underground in a single silo. But there are always those who hope, who dream. These are the dangerous people, the residents who infect others with their optimism. Their punishment is simple. They are given the very thing they want: They are allowed to go outside. After the previous sheriff leaves the silo in a terrifying ritual, Juliette, a mechanic from the down deep, is suddenly and inexplicably promoted to the head of law enforcement. With newfound power and with little regard for the customs she is supposed to abide, Juliette uncovers hints of a sinister conspiracy. Tugging this thread may uncover the truth ... or it could kill every last human alive. “Claustrophobic and, at times, genuinely terrifying.” —Washington Post

Painting with Wool

Painting with Wool Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Dani Ives
Editor: Abrams
ISBN: 1683355156
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Painting with Wool by Dani Ives Summary

Painting with Wool is the introductory and must-have text for fiber artists and other crafters looking for a new and exciting art form to explore. Increasingly popular, Dani Ives’s style of needle felting uses wool fibers and a felting needle to layer and “paint” embellishments for pieces that are bursting with texture and depth. Whether you want to decorate a tote or garment, or create frameable artwork, Painting with Wool is the guide to everything you need to know—including the tools required, the basic techniques, and how to get started. For fiber lovers who want to broaden their skills, needle felting is an easy, therapeutic form of self-expression that offers beautiful, unique results. Ives is a pioneer in this art form and a skilled instructor who makes learning this craft fun and approachable for all.


Wool Pdf/ePub eBook Author: W S Simpson,G Crawshaw
Editor: Elsevier
ISBN: 1855737647
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Wool by W S Simpson,G Crawshaw Summary

In this book leading experts within the industry come together to give the first comprehensive treatments of the science and technology of wool to be published in over 20 years. The wool industry has been through a period of substantial change, with a major overhaul of trading methods, exciting innovations in wool-scouring and wool processing methods, and the development of modern technology reflecting a strong emphasis on environmental concerns and energy conservation. Research into wool science has continued to grow, and the technologist now has a better understanding of both the chemical and the physical properties of wool. Modern instruments can determine the structural differences between several types of wool proteins and how they interact, and this knowledge is leading to a deeper understanding of what can be done to create better products and more effective processes. Wool: Science and technology is an essential reference resource for anyone involved in the worldwide wool industry whether as processor, manufacturer, or user for the garment and carpets trades. First new comprehensive treatment of wool for over 20 years Covers all aspects of processing, treatment and manufacture Contributions form distinguished experts worldwide

Died in the Wool

Died in the Wool Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Ngaio Marsh
Editor: Felony & Mayhem Press
ISBN: 1937384470
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Died in the Wool by Ngaio Marsh Summary

The inspector digs into a cold case on a New Zealand sheep farm in this “well-sustained crime story” from the Mystery Writers of America Grand Master (Kirkus Reviews). Flossie Rubrick, a highly opinionated and influential member of the New Zealand Parliament, was last seen heading off to one of the storage sheds on her sheep farm. Three weeks later, she turned up dead and packed in a bale of her own wool. What happened on the night of her long-ago disappearance? In the country on counterespionage duty, Inspector Roderick Alleyn is happy to lend a hand. “The doyenne of traditional mystery writers.” —The New York Times


Dust Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Hugh Howey
Editor: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0358447933
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Dust by Hugh Howey Summary

Wool introduced the world of the silo. Shift told the story of its creation. Dust will describe its downfall. Juliette, now mayor of Silo 18, doesn’t trust Silo 1, especially its leader, Donald. But in the world of the Silos, there is no black and white — everything is shades of gray. Donald may not be the monster Juliette thinks he is, and may in fact be key to humanity’s continued survival. But can they work together long enough to succeed?

The Silo Saga Omnibus

The Silo Saga Omnibus Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Hugh Howey
Editor: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0358512913
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The Silo Saga Omnibus by Hugh Howey Summary

For the first time ever, The Silo Saga Omnibus brings together all of the work in Hugh Howey's ground-breaking, best-selling, acclaimed series, including the individual novels Wool, Shift, and Dust, as well as original essays by the author, and a bonus chapbook of short fiction, Sil0 Stories. The remnants of humanity live underground in a vast silo. In this subterranean world, rules matter. Rules keep people alive. And no rule is more strictly enforced than to never speak of going outside. The punishment is exile and death. When the sheriff of the silo commits the ultimate sin, the most unlikely of heroes takes his place. Juliette, a mechanic from the down deep, who never met a machine she couldn’t fix nor a rule she wouldn’t break. What happens when a world built on rules is handed over to someone who sees no need for them? And what happens when a world broken to its core comes up against someone who won’t stop until things are set to right? Their world is about to fall. What – and who – will rise?

Died in the Wool

Died in the Wool Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Rett MacPherson
Editor: Minotaur Books
ISBN: 1466888806
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Died in the Wool by Rett MacPherson Summary

With the Garden Club's First Annual Rose Show right around the corner and a historic house up for sale, Torie O'Shea, mother of three and president of the historical society in New Kassel, Missouri, has her hands full. Nosy by nature, Torie can't help but poke around the old Kendall house, rumored to contain rare Civil War artifacts and even rarer quilts that would make fantastic additions to the historic Gaheimer House that Torie runs. But why stop there when the house itself would make such a wonderful addition to New Kassel's historical homes? It could even become a textile museum. Sadly, the house's history is as tragic as it is rich: In the 1920s, three twenty-something siblings committed suicide, and the more Torie uncovers, the more involved she becomes. Her curiosity draws her into some dark places, but it's a present-day crime that sends her racing to unravel exactly what happened to those three siblings before anyone turns up dead. The brilliant patchwork of characters and tightly stitched plots in Rett MacPherson's Died in the Wool will delight fans of this terrific series and win over new ones.

Sheep Farming for Meat and Wool

Sheep Farming for Meat and Wool Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jane Court,Sue Hides,John Webb-Ware
ISBN: 064310206X
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Sheep Farming for Meat and Wool by Jane Court,Sue Hides,John Webb-Ware Summary

Sheep Farming for Meat and Wool contains practical, up-to-date information on sheep production and management for producers throughout temperate Australia. It is based on research and extension projects conducted over many years by the Department of Primary Industries and its predecessors and the University of Melbourne. The book covers business management, pasture growth and management, nutrition and feed management, drought management, reproductive management, disease management, genetic improvement, animal welfare and working dog health. It also gives seasonal reminders for a spring lambing wool-producing flock, for autumn lambing Merino ewes joined to Border Leicester rams, and for winter lambing crossbred ewes joined to terminal sires. It will guide new and established farmers, students of agriculture and service providers with detailed information on the why and how of sheep production, and will assist farmer groups to initiate activities aimed at increasing their efficiency in specific areas of sheep production.

Died in the Wool

Died in the Wool Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Peggy Ehrhart
Editor: Kensington Books
ISBN: 1496713303
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Died in the Wool by Peggy Ehrhart Summary

When a murder shocks picturesque Arborville, New Jersey, Pamela Paterson and her Knit and Nibble knitting club suddenly find themselves at the center of the investigation—as suspects . . . Pamela is ready to kick back and relax after a busy day selling stuffed aardvarks to benefit Arborville High School’s sports program at the annual town festival. But just as she’s packing up, she makes a terrible discovery—someone’s stashed a body under the Knit and Nibble’s table. The victim is Randall Jefferson, a decidedly unpopular history teacher after his recent op-ed criticizing the school’s sports program. But the primary suspect has an alibi, and the only clue is a stuffed aardvark found on the victim’s chest . . . Now the Knit and Nibblers must unravel the case quickly—before a crafty killer repeats a deadly pattern. Knitting tips and delicious recipe included!

Gone with the Wool

Gone with the Wool Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Betty Hechtman
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 0698406168
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Gone with the Wool by Betty Hechtman Summary

The national bestselling author of Wound Up in Murder spins a deadly yarn of knitting bees, butterflies, and beauty queens. Every October, thousands of monarch butterflies flock to California’s Monterey Peninsula to spend the winter there. To welcome their colorful guests, Cadbury by the Sea holds a weeklong festival complete with a butterfly queen and her court. Eager to show some town spirit, Casey Feldstein finds herself fluttering back and forth between setting up a yarn retreat, baking and helping out at the festival. But when a former butterfly queen is found dead with a knife in her back after a Bless the Butterflies service, Casey must set her loom aside to hook a killer with a score to settle. Includes knitting patterns and a recipe!

Wool Pets

Wool Pets Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Laurie Sharp
Editor: Creative Publishing international
ISBN: 1616732857
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Wool Pets by Laurie Sharp Summary

Anyone can make cute and cuddly creatures from a handful of fluff and a barbed needle! There are only a few books written on the subject and most of those focus on ‘flat’ needle felting on a surface. This book is about sculptural needle felting—creating 3-D animals and figures using the felting needle to sculpt wool. The book shows the techniques and describes how the felting needle works with wool fiber to create felt, while explaining the differences between this art form and other forms of felting. The reader learns how to hold the needle, what sort of materials to use, and why. There are about 20 complete projects including various birds, bugs, four-legged animals, and people—each one unique and irresistible! Laurie also shows the reader ways to display their felted creations as mobiles, ornaments, or arranged in shadow boxes.

The International Wool Trade

The International Wool Trade Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Julian Roche
Editor: Elsevier
ISBN: 1845692861
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The International Wool Trade by Julian Roche Summary

This is a comprehensive guide the wool industry and the trading mechanisms involved in this vital business. The supply chain is examined, from sheep farming through to final garment manufacture and supply. The patterns of trade are explored, together with the various international arrangements that are associated that are associated with the wool trade. The book goes on to explain the theory and practice of trading in the futures markets and the associated regulation, and looks at the players, both wool companies and other institutions. The final chapter covers competitors to wool, such as man-made fibres and cotton, providing an analysis of current international trading patterns and looking to the future for this essential commodity.

Inherit the Wool

Inherit the Wool Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Betty Hechtman
Editor: Beyond The Page
ISBN: 1946069841
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Inherit the Wool by Betty Hechtman Summary

In a new Yarn Retreat Mystery from national bestselling author Betty Hechtman, Casey Feldstein is determined to tie up loose ends to solve another murder . . . “If you haven’t read this series yet, I highly recommend giving it a go. The mystery will delight you, and afterward you’ll be itching to start a knitting or crochet project of your own.” —Cozy Mystery Book Reviews After reconnecting with some old college friends on social media, part-time dessert chef and muffin maker Casey Feldstein has gotten herself roped into hosting a knitting retreat for the group. Tangled up in worries over how they’ll judge her unconventional life and the rustic atmosphere at Vista Del Mar, she watches in dismay as the women arrive and their old personalities—and old grudges—come trickling to the surface. But Casey discovers these are the least of her problems when one of the women is found dead. With everyone a suspect—including an old crush of Casey’s who’s mysteriously been invited to join the retreat—Casey knows she’ll have to start stitching together clues to uncover the culprit. And as long-held secrets start emerging, she begins to suspect that each of the women may have had a motive for murder. Casey wants to avoid needling her old friends with accusations, but she knows she’ll have to ask some pointed questions if she’s going to unravel the clues and catch a killer . . . Includes a pattern for a fun, easy scarf and a mouthwatering recipe! More Praise for the Yarn Retreat Mysteries: “A cozy mystery that you won’t want to put down. It combines cooking, knitting and murder in one great book!” —Fresh Fictionon Yarn to Go “The California seaside is the backdrop to this captivating cozy that will have readers heading for the yarn store in droves.” —Debbie’s Book Bagon Yarn to Go

Wool Economy in the Ancient Near East

Wool Economy in the Ancient Near East Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Catherine Breniquet,CŽcile Michel
Editor: Oxbow Books
ISBN: 1782976345
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Wool Economy in the Ancient Near East by Catherine Breniquet,CŽcile Michel Summary

The history of the Ancient Near East covers a huge chronological frame, from the first pictographic texts of the late 4th millennium to the conquest of Alexander the Great in 333 BC. During these millennia, different societies developed in a changing landscape where sheep (and their wool) always played an important economic role. The 22 papers presented here explore the place of wool in the ancient economy of the region, where large-scale textile production began during the second half of the 3rd millennium. By placing emphasis on the development of multi-disciplinary methodologies, experimentation and use of archaeological evidence combined with ancient textual sources, the wide-ranging contributions explore a number of key themes. These include: the first uses of wool in textile manufacture and organization of weaving; trade and exchange; the role of wool in institutionalized economies; and the reconstruction of the processes that led to this first form of industry in Antiquity. The numerous archaeological and written sources provide an enormous amount of data on wool, textile crafts, and clothing and these inter-disciplinary studies are beginning to present a comprehensive picture of the economic and cultural impact of woollen textiles and textile manufacturing on formative ancient societies.

Advances in Wool Technology

Advances in Wool Technology Pdf/ePub eBook Author: N A G Johnson,I Russell
Editor: Elsevier
ISBN: 1845695461
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Advances in Wool Technology by N A G Johnson,I Russell Summary

Advanced research into wool science and technology is leading to a better understanding of the properties of wool. Wool is increasingly being seen as a high performance fibre, with new modifications and applications. Advances in wool technology presents a comprehensive account of these developments and innovations. Part one includes advances that have occurred in the production and processing of wool. Topics range from the progress in wool spinning, weaving and colouration, to environmental supply chain management and to the role of genetic engineering in improved wool production. Part two reviews new wool products and applications. Chapters include the production of brighter and whiter wool, high performance wool blends and wool for apparel. With its two distinguished editors and array of international contributors, this book is a valuable reference for producers, manufacturers, retailers and all those wishing to improve and understand developments in wool technology. It will also be suitable for researchers in industry or academia. Presents a comprehensive account of recent developments and innovation surrounding the high performance fibre Examines advances in wool production and processing from wool spinning to genetic engineering in improved production Considers environmental supply chain management

cotton and wool

cotton and wool Pdf/ePub eBook Author: ,
Editor: DIANE Publishing
ISBN: 1428908781
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Wool and Textiles Sustainable Development

Wool and Textiles Sustainable Development Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jian Zhong Shao,Ji Ping Wang
Editor: Trans Tech Publications Ltd
ISBN: 3035700451
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Wool and Textiles Sustainable Development by Jian Zhong Shao,Ji Ping Wang Summary

Selected, peer reviewed papers from the 13th International Wool Research Conference (IWRC-13) and AATCC Sustainability Symposium (AATCC-SS), June 10-14, 2015, Hangzhou, China

Courage Above All Things

Courage Above All Things Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Harwood P. Hinton,Jerry Thompson
Editor: University of Oklahoma Press
ISBN: 080616798X
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Courage Above All Things by Harwood P. Hinton,Jerry Thompson Summary

For a half century, John Ellis Wool (1784–1869) was one of America’s most illustrious figures—most notably as an officer in the United States Army during the War of 1812, the Mexican-American War, and the Civil War. At the onset of the Civil War, when he assumed command of the Department of the East, Wool had been a brigadier general for twenty years and, at age seventy-seven, was the oldest general on either side of the conflict. Courage Above All Things marks the first full biography of Wool, who aside from his unparalleled military service, figured prominently in many critical moments in nineteenth-century U.S. history. At the time of his death in 2016, Harwood Hinton, a scholar with an encyclopedic knowledge of western history, had devoted fifty years to this monumental work, which has been completed and edited by the distinguished historian Jerry Thompson. This deeply researched and deftly written volume incorporates the latest scholarship to offer a clear and detailed account of John Ellis Wool’s extraordinary life—his character, his life experiences, and his career, in wartime and during uneasy periods of relative peace. Hinton and Thompson provide a thorough account of all chapters in Wool’s life, including three major wars, the Cherokee Removal, and battles with Native Americans on the West Coast. From his distinguished participation in the War of 1812 to his controversial service on the Pacific coast during the 1850s, and from his mixed success during the Peninsula Campaign to his overseeing of efforts to quell the New York City draft riots of 1863, John Ellis Wool emerges here as a crucial character in the story of nineteenth-century America—complex, contradictory, larger than life—finally fully realized for the first time.