the spinner s book of yarn designs

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The Spinner S Book Of Yarn Designs

Author : Sarah Anderson
ISBN : 9781603429023
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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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.

The Spinner S Book Of Yarn Designs

Author : Sarah B. Anderson
ISBN : 9781603427388
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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An experienced, award-winning crafter offers step-by-step instructions for spinning your own yarn, explaining the process of working with fleece and how to manipulate and combine the fibers for creating 80 different types of yarn, from mohair boucle to supercoils.

The Spinner S Book Of Fleece

Author : Beth Smith
ISBN : 9781612120393
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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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
ISBN : 0764166077
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 32. 63 MB
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Provides easy to follow step-by-step tutorials for preparing, dyeing, and spinning different fibers.

The Essentials Of Yarn Design For Handspinners

Author : Mabel Ross
ISBN : CORNELL:31924084758709
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 56. 73 MB
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Yarnitecture

Author : Jillian Moreno
ISBN : 9781612125213
Genre : Hand spinning
File Size : 56. 59 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.

Spinning Designer Yarns

Author : Diane Varney
ISBN : 193149939X
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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This inspiring illustrated guide teaches experienced spinners to make beautiful designer yarns and encourages them to be more creative and have more fun with spinning. Handspun yarns can be white, lumpy, gray, and precise--or they can be as colorful and deliciously textured as the spinner's imagination. Presented are instructions on applying dye to fibers in new, exciting ways; predicting how novelty yarns will look in finished fabrics; blending fibers for color and texture effects; spinning singles and plied yarns; and using these fantastic new yarns in weaving, knitting, and crocheting. Spinners will also add corespun, boucle, snarl, knotted, and tufted yarns to their spinning repertoire.

Spin To Knit

Author : Shannon Okey
ISBN : 1596680075
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Knitters who want new worlds to conquer can reach for this guide to handspinning their own designer yarns. A rundown on equipment introduces the drop spindle, supported spindle, niddy-noddy, McMorran balance, and yarn meter, while the following sections include choosing wool and other fibers, presenting knitting patterns suitable for handspun yarn, and in-depth profiles of real urban spinners. For crafters who want to experiment with spinning but don't want to sacrifice too much of their knitting time, there are lots of ideas for jazzing up a thrift-store cardigan with handspun trim or knitting a boatneck pullover in a combination of commercial and handspun yarns. Methods for incorporating beads and threads into yarn and a technique for dyeing yarn in the dishwasher are also featured.

Intertwined

Author : Lexi Boeger
ISBN : 9781616734664
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 81. 43 MB
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This book is a delight to the enthusiastic fiber crowd that is growing by leaps and bounds. It captures all the excitement of experimental, handspun yarns, and includes recipes for handspun yarns, project ideas for knitters and crocheters, tips on how to use one-of-a-kind handspun yarns (whether you spin them or buy them at yarn boutiques), and a gallery of handmade creations. The book also features profiles, anecdotes, essays, and thoughts on fiber arts and the creative process. Contributors range from Alpaca farmers and cutting-edge spinners to well-known knitwear designers.

Spin Art

Author : Jacey Boggs
ISBN : 1596683627
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 36. 83 MB
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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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