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The Spinner's Book of Yarn Designs: Techniques for Creating 80 Yarns

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Discover the fun and satisfaction of spinning your own yarn! This step-by-step guide shows you how to create 80 distinctive yarns, from classics such as mohair boucle to novelty features like supercoils. Lush photographs illustrate the process of turning fleece into yarn, reveal the unique architecture of each yarn, and show exactly how to manipulate and combine fibers to get the results you want. With this must-have reference, you can create any yarn you desire.

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Expand Your Spinning Repertoire!

About the Author

Sarah Anderson learned to knit at a very young age and has been hooked on the fiber crafts ever since. She taught herself to spin at 13, but it was not until 1992 that she became serious about her spinning. She developed a new technique she calls “wrap and roll,” which won her a cover on Spin Off magazine in 2008. She has taught at the Spin-Off Autumn Retreat (SOAR), contributed knit designs to All New Homespun and Handknit, and teaches at many venues. She lives near Snohomish, Washington.

Table of Contents

Foreword by Judith MacKenzie

Introduction: Endlessly Fascinating Fiber

1 Spinning Basics

2 Singles for Plying

3 Stand-Alone Singles

4 Spiral Yarns

5 Opposing Plies

6 Boucles

7 Cable Yarns

8 Crepe Yarns

9 Core Yarns

10 Novelty Yarns

Glossary

Bibliography

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9781603427388
Author:
Anderson, Sarah
Publisher:
Storey Publishing
Author:
Mackenzie, Judith
Subject:
General Crafts & Hobbies
Subject:
Crafts & Hobbies : Needlework - General
Subject:
Crafts-Needlework
Subject:
Crafts-Weaving and Spinning
Edition Description:
Hardback
Publication Date:
20130131
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
9 x 8 in

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