Single-breed yarns are enormously popular these days, and the huge number of different brands available in yarn stores today reflects this.
Manufacturers range from small-scale artisan spinners right through to wholesale international producers.
Many major yarn brands have launched new lines of single-breed wools to keep up with the demand, including Blue-faced Leicester, Shetland, Black Welsh, Jacob and Suffolk varieties. Pure Wool contains detailed information on numerous different kinds of single-breed wool, with advice on choosing the type that's right for your project, and also includes more than twenty patterns, specially designed to work well with specific kinds of wool.
Author Sue Blacker covers all the technical know-how you could need to get creative with single-breed yarns, and introduces you to the sheep and the people behind the wool you use.