This delightful true story will entertain and educate youngsters and adults alike as Nikki, a Samoyed, shares her fur with her family. A happy and playful dog, she provides soft, fluffy fur to be made into a beautiful blanket. After months of brushing, spinning and knitting, the blanket is finished. Nikki looks at it and smiles. She has shared her coat to keep her family warm. The book includes an inspiring section for people who are interested in learning to spin. Easy to understand instructions take the reader from the beginning stage of collecting the dog's hair to the final product - beautiful yarn. A yarn sample is included.
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Detta Juusola has been spinning for 20 years and is one of the few spinners in the nation who specializes in the custom spinning of dog hair. As owner of Detta's Spindle, a spinning, weaving and knitting supply company, she is regarded as an authority on spinning and spinning wheels. She introduces the art of spinning in the unique storybook/instruction guide format found in "How Nikki Shares Her Coat."Review:
... the book turns a one-time nuisance into an ongoing learning experiment for readers of all ages. -- San Francisco Chronicle, December 18, 1994, Patricia Holt
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Book Description Woofspun Publishing. Paperback. Book Condition: Good. Book has some visible wear on the binding, cover, pages. Bookseller Inventory # G0963973606I3N00
Book Description Woofspun Publishing, 1994. Paperback. Book Condition: Used: Good. Bookseller Inventory # SONG0963973606