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Spinning And Dyeing Yarn

Author : Ashley Martineau
ISBN : 0764166077
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Provides easy to follow step-by-step tutorials for preparing, dyeing, and spinning different fibers.

Dyeing To Spin And Knit

Author : Felicia Lo
ISBN : 1632504103
Genre : Dyes and dyeing
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Inspire and unleash a passion for hand-crafted color! Unapologetic is how Felicia Lo always describes her obsession with color and craft. This book provides clear and accessible guidance for creating gorgeous hand-dyed fibers and understanding how dyeing affects knitted yarn and knitted handspun. Fiber artists will learn the fundamentals of how color works, what to expect when working with color, and how to control the results when dyeing wool and silk yarns and fibers. Spinners will learn how to subdue overly bright colorways or prevent muddiness in handspun, for example. Knitters will have the knowledge to avoid pooling, if desired. Includes 10 patterns that use hand-dyed (and handspun) yarns and fibers to their most exciting advantage in knitting projects. Full of detailed photographs this book offers a master class in preparing hand-dyed fiber--

Yarn Works

Author : Wendy J. Johnson
ISBN : 9781589237889
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 86. 44 MB
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Yarn Works is a comprehensive guide to the techniques of spinning and dying yarn and includes ten projects knitted with the various types of handspun yarn featured throughout the book.

The Spinner S Book Of Yarn Designs

Author : Sarah Anderson
ISBN : 9781603429023
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 79. 73 MB
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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.

Spinning Dyeing Yarn

Author : Ashley Martineau
ISBN : 1909342467
Genre : Dyes and dyeing, Domestic
File Size : 39. 16 MB
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After the success of online craft communities such as Etsy and Ravelry, enthusiastic crafters are now looking for a new challenge in yarn design. Whereas most books cover either spinning or dyeing, Spinning and Dyeing Yarn covers both subjects in detail with clear, practical instructions and eye-catching photographs. The book introduces readers to essential techniques such as drop spindle and wheel spinning. Additionally, the book discusses fibre preparation methods such as drafting, plying, carding and combing, and considers the many different fibres available, from wool and cotton to alpaca and mohair. In addition to spinning styles, the book also explores a wide variety of dyeing methods and guides readers to create their own unique yarn. Advice from professional yarn designers peppered throughout each chapter provides readers with invaluable tips to improve their technique. The book offers a highly useful ‘Going Pro’ section, packed with advice from contemporary yarn designers to aspiring home spinners on how to turn your passion into your profession. Completing the package is a luscious gallery of yarn to whet the readers’ creative appetite.

Color In Spinning

Author : Deb Menz
ISBN : 1931499829
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 87. 42 MB
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Written expressly for the hand spinner seeking new adventures in color, this manual presents in-depth discussions and step-by-step photographed demonstrations of immersion dyeing, painting rovings, blending colors and fibers, and spinning and plying multicolored preparations. A chapter on understanding color principles offers novice spinners the skills needed to easily work with color while providing advanced spinning techniques for the expert dyer. A gallery of finished pieces as well as appendixes on dye workshops and metric conversions are included.

The Spinner S Book Of Fleece

Author : Beth Smith
ISBN : 9781612120393
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 86. 25 MB
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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.


Author : Jillian Moreno
ISBN : 9781612125213
Genre : Hand spinning
File Size : 53. 50 MB
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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.

The Yarn Lover S Guide To Hand Dyeing

Author : Linda LaBelle
ISBN : 0307352536
Genre : Art
File Size : 73. 97 MB
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A fiber artist and weaver brings together simple techniques for hand dyeing yarn at home with easy-to-make but sophisticated pattterns for knit and crochet designs in a hands-on guide that is enhanced by tips, tricks, and advice from knit design and yarn professionals. 15,000 first printing.

Hand Dyeing Yarn And Fleece

Author : Gail Callahan
ISBN : 9781603424684
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 77. 83 MB
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Provides instructions for dying yarn and fleece using various techniques, designs, and dyes, along with information on supplies and finding the right colors.

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