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Synopsis:

Push your spinning skills to new heights and get adventurous with art yarn

With her blend of imagination and understanding of yarn structure, Jacey Boggs brings art yarns to the next level. In Spin Art, youll explore the other side of traditional spinning, integrating expert techniques with envelope-pushing creativity.

The yarns in this guide are as well made as they are inventive—often quirky, sometimes fanciful, but always skillfully constructed. Jacey demonstrates each of thirty spinning techniques from fiber preparation to hand position, accompanied by helpful tips, detailed explanations, and step-by-step photography. The bonus DVD provides commentary and real-time demonstration to complement the instructional text and photography. Jacey‘s energy and expertise come to you in a personal at-home experience that youll love to watch.

Spin Art is an irresistible adventure for spinners who are interested in creating delightful and durable art yarns.

Synopsis:

Jacey Boggs helps you bring textured and novelty yarns to the next level in Spin Art. Inside you'll learn all the secrets behind her exciting new fusion of traditional spinning and envelope-pushing creativity.

The yarn styles explored in this comprehensive spinning guide are as well made as they are inventive. Jacey walks you through each of her techniques, with a refreshing mixture of quirky, fanciful, and unexpected designs that are always skillfully constructed. Inside you'll discover:

*How to create innovative, eye-catching single and plied yarn styles, including wraps, beehives, bumps, racing stripes, loops, bubblewrap, multiplied, and more.

*Detailed technical instruction with step-by-step photos with finished yarn and swatch close-ups.

*Jacey's bright personality and motivational tips to inspire all spinning enthusiasts to unleash their creative spirit.

Traditional spinners will love Jacey's adventurous spirit and attention to expert technique, while textured-yarn spinners will love Jacey's wild designs and solid construction.

As a bonus, the instructional DVD provides additional handspinning demonstration and commentary to complement the techniques in the book. Jacey has bottled the energy and expertise of her highly sought after workshops into a personal, at-home workshop experience for you.

About the Author

Jacey Boggs runs the popular spinning website insubordiknit.com. Spinners around the world have explored new yarn techniques from her DVD Sit and Spin and her spinning workshops. She teaches through guilds, yarn shops, and at national and international events. She is a regular contributor to Spin-Off magazine. She lives in Missouri.

Table of Contents

Introduction

Equipment

Tips

SINGLE TECHNIQUES

Wraps

Racing Stripe

Autowrap

Tornado

Corespun

Basic Corespun

Autowrapped Corespun

Cocoons

Tailspinning

Extreme Tailspinning

Bumps

Thick And Thin

Beehives

Foreign Objects

Strung

Integrated

PLIED TECHNIQUES

Bumps

Spiral Spinning

Stacks

Stack Traps

Supercoils

Coils

Loops

Twists

Halos

Cogs

Boucle

Fauxcle

Multiplied

Cables

Beaded

Chain Ply

Chain Stacks

Combination

Bubblewrap

Corehive

Rip Torn

Tex Ritter

Afterword

About The Author

Product Details

ISBN:
9781596683624
Author:
Boggs, Jacey
Publisher:
Interweave Press
Subject:
Knitting
Subject:
Crafts-Needlework
Edition Description:
Trade Paper and DVD
Publication Date:
20120131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Two-color art throughout, color photos t
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
9 x 8.5 in

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"Synopsis" by ,
Push your spinning skills to new heights and get adventurous with art yarn

With her blend of imagination and understanding of yarn structure, Jacey Boggs brings art yarns to the next level. In Spin Art, youll explore the other side of traditional spinning, integrating expert techniques with envelope-pushing creativity.

The yarns in this guide are as well made as they are inventive—often quirky, sometimes fanciful, but always skillfully constructed. Jacey demonstrates each of thirty spinning techniques from fiber preparation to hand position, accompanied by helpful tips, detailed explanations, and step-by-step photography. The bonus DVD provides commentary and real-time demonstration to complement the instructional text and photography. Jacey‘s energy and expertise come to you in a personal at-home experience that youll love to watch.

Spin Art is an irresistible adventure for spinners who are interested in creating delightful and durable art yarns.

"Synopsis" by ,
Jacey Boggs helps you bring textured and novelty yarns to the next level in Spin Art. Inside you'll learn all the secrets behind her exciting new fusion of traditional spinning and envelope-pushing creativity.

The yarn styles explored in this comprehensive spinning guide are as well made as they are inventive. Jacey walks you through each of her techniques, with a refreshing mixture of quirky, fanciful, and unexpected designs that are always skillfully constructed. Inside you'll discover:

*How to create innovative, eye-catching single and plied yarn styles, including wraps, beehives, bumps, racing stripes, loops, bubblewrap, multiplied, and more.

*Detailed technical instruction with step-by-step photos with finished yarn and swatch close-ups.

*Jacey's bright personality and motivational tips to inspire all spinning enthusiasts to unleash their creative spirit.

Traditional spinners will love Jacey's adventurous spirit and attention to expert technique, while textured-yarn spinners will love Jacey's wild designs and solid construction.

As a bonus, the instructional DVD provides additional handspinning demonstration and commentary to complement the techniques in the book. Jacey has bottled the energy and expertise of her highly sought after workshops into a personal, at-home workshop experience for you.

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