Sheep Breeds Walkabout with Deborah Robson

About Sheep Breeds Walkabout with Deborah Robson

With Deborah Robson as your guide, take a walking tour of the sheep barns at the Festival. Deb will highlight a number of sheep breeds, will help you learn to identify them by pointing out physical characteristics, and will discuss the properties of their fiber.

Please Note: Deb Robson requests that students wear masks during their class time with her due to some personal health concerns she has.

Materials, Equipment, and Supplies the Student Must Bring to Class

Wear comfortable shoes and dress for the weather. Be aware class may run longer than 2 hours.

Materials Fee (to be paid directly to the instructor) and Kit Description

No materials kit for this class.



Skill Level

Suitable for all

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Single 2-hour session on Saturday, May 4, at 10 am ET.

Class Location

Howard County Fairgrounds – Meet Outside the Fair Office

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT
Sheep Breeds Walkabout with Deborah Robson
Deb Robson

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Deb Robson

    Deborah Robson is a fiber generalist who specializes in spinning, knitting, and weaving, although she experiments with all aspects of textiles. She is the fiber author of The Fleece and Fiber Sourcebook and of The Field Guide to Fleece, in collaboration with livestock expert Carol Ekarius. For fourteen years she worked at Interweave Press, editing both books and Spin-Off magazine. She has a DVD set now available from Long Thread Media and a class on wool types available to premium members at, has done several guest appearances on KDTV, and is writing focused fiber-topic monographs.

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