The Spinner S Book Of Yarn Designs

Author: Sarah Anderson
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 1603429026
Size: 65.66 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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Discover the satisfying fun of spinning your own yarn! This step-by-step guide shows you how to create 80 distinctive yarn types, from classics like mohair bouclé to novelties like supercoils. Covering the entire spinning process, Sarah Anderson describes the unique architecture of each type of yarn and shares expert techniques for manipulating and combining fibers. Take your crafting to a new level and ensure that you have the best yarn available by spinning it yourself.

Teach Yourself Visually Handspinning

Author: Judith MacKenzie McCuin
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118153103
Size: 37.15 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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With its soothing, meditative effect, handspinning is a relaxing hobby, and the beautiful yarns you create are an even better reward. This visual guide shows you the basics, beginning with the tools and fibers, and takes you through spinning, plying, making novelty yarns, using exotic fibers, dyeing, and more. Whether you use an inexpensive hand spindle or splurge on a spinning wheel, stick with wool or try alpaca, cashmere, or cotton, you'll learn how to create fun, original, one-of-a-kind yarns that you can knit or weave into truly unique, handmade, and all-natural creations. Concise two-page lessons show you all the steps to a skill and are ideal for quick review The skill demonstrated is defined and described Detailed color photos demonstrate each step Step-by-step instructions accompany each photo Helpful tips provide additional guidance

The Field Guide To Fleece

Author: Deborah Robson
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 1612121780
Size: 53.11 MB
Format: PDF
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Provides different breeds of sheep and explains the best way to prepare their fleece for spinning, the natural colors of the fleece and how well it dyes, the best use for the wool, and fleece weights, staple lengths, and fiber diameters.

The Spinner S Book Of Fleece

Author: Beth Smith
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 1612120393
Size: 22.62 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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Explains the crucial factors that spinners, knitters and weavers need to know in order to create yarn, describing 21 different breeds of sheep, their characteristics and history and the structure, grease content and fiber diameter of each one's fleece.

Spinning And Dyeing Yarn

Author: Ashley Martineau
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
ISBN: 9780764166075
Size: 37.39 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Provides easy to follow step-by-step tutorials for preparing, dyeing, and spinning different fibers.


Author: Patricia Baines
Publisher: Interweave Press
ISBN: 9780934026529
Size: 11.64 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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Provides information on spinning, dyeing, and weaving linen yarn, finishing the cloth, growing and processing flax, and working with similar fibers such as hemp and ramie


Author: Jillian Moreno
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 1612125212
Size: 31.22 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Knitters are branching out and exploring options for creating their own handspun yarn. This is the book that equips them with the confidence and knowledge to realize their vision every step of the way--from fiber braid to dream yarn to knitted project.