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Author Event | Clara Parkes Discusses "Vanishing Fleece: Adventures In American Wool"

When

Tuesday October 22, 2019: 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Where

Downtown Library: 1st Floor Lobby

Description

Clara Parkes, best-selling author on knitting and wool, comes to AADL to discuss her new book Vanishing Fleece: Adventures in American Woola fast-paced account of the year Parkes spent transforming a 676-pound bale of fleece into saleable yarn, and the people and vanishing industry she discovered along the way. Vanishing Fleece is a travel guide seen through the lens of wool, while telling an inspiring story about American culture. 

Author of six books, including the New York Times bestselling Knitlandia, Clara Parkes has dedicated her life to figuring out what makes yarn tick and finding the right words to write about it. Through her writings, workshops and appearances, Clara champions the notion of paying closer attention to what you knit and where it came from. She lives in Portland, Maine.

This event includes a signing with books for sale.

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