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The Essentials of Handspinning

Author : Mabel Ross
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The Essentials of Yarn Design for Handspinners

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The Alden Amos Big Book of Handspinning

Author : Alden Amos
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Alden Amos shares his deep knowledge of wheel mechanics, spinning fibers, wheel construction, and yarn, as well as a wealth of spinning history and traditions. Every aspect of handspinning is explored, including dissolving lanolin, washing fleece, rotating wheel position, and choosing types of wool. Also discussed are various hand positions, which can result in everything from smooth, fine thread to funky, bulky yarn.

Hand Spinning

Author : Pam Austin
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Hand spinning is a peaceful, wholesome and creative craft that can bring immense joy and satisfaction to a busy life. This beautiful book explains how to spin unique yarn using natural raw materials such as fleece, flax and silk. It aims to teach, encourage and inspire spinners to extend their skills and uncover the mystique surrounding the long draw, the hallmark skill of accomplishment in hand spinning. It includes over 200 supporting images and clear step-by-step instructions on spinning methods, fibre preparation, colour skills, dyeing, yarn structure, art and yarn design. It will bring inspiration and pleasure to all spinners, regardless of experience or expertise. Gives clear and precise instructions for the long draw, worsted and core-spinning techniques that determine yarn quality and performance; Outlines how to choose and prepare fleece, flax, silk and camelid fibre for hand spinning; Includes proven definite colour skills that will personalize and enhance hand-spun work; Describes dyeing animal and vegetable fibre and yarn, without special materials or equipment, using natural and synthetic dyes; Encourages use of classic yarn structures such as boucle, gimp, coils, and crepe, as design features for unusual visual and textural effect; Individual hand-spun work illustrates the concept of art yarn and the design process; Suggests projects for the mindful spinner, from making a Shetland hap to creating art yarn that has meaning, artistry and purpose. Beautifully illustrated with 204 colour photographs and 12 artworks.

The Spinner s Book of Fleece

Author : Beth Smith
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The characteristics of fleece — its structure, grease content, and fiber diameter — vary widely depending on the breed of sheep the fleece comes from. In this comprehensive guide, Beth Smith profiles 21 types of fleece, from bouncy and pliant to lacy and lightweight. A sheep-by-sheep reference describes the best way to wash and spin each fleece into rich, soft yarn. You’ll soon be confidently choosing the right fleece, spinning it to perfection, and enjoying the perfect yarn for your next fiber creation.

Spin Off

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The Journal for Weavers Spinners Dyers

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My Spinning Projects Record Logbook

Author : Fiber Arts Essentials
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This is a workbook to accompany the amazing resources available on learning how to hand spin on a spinning wheel or drop spindle. Each spinning project has two pages to record the results of your raw fiber spinning project with space for notes on fiber source, equipment and method used, as well a space to tape samples of what you have created. For creating multi-ply yarns, space have been provided for recording the twist, the equipment and the methods used to create plied yarns. 8 x 10 inch size Fiber source record pages Storage record pages Glossary of spinning terms

Shuttle Spindle Dyepot

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The Spinner s Encyclopedia

Author : Enid Anderson
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Ciba Review

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Ciba Geigy Review

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An Historical Discourse Delivered Before the First Congregational Society in Harvard Massachusetts October 22 1882

Author : Seth Chandler
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Stylish Knitting

Author : Nina Shuttlewood
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The Social Science Pamphlets Essentials in Geography History civics 7th grade no 1 America and her immigrants

Author : Harold Ordway Rugg
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Threads Magazine

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Llamas

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Spinning Designer Yarns

Author : Diane Varney
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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, boucl+, snarl, knotted, and tufted yarns to their spinning repertoire. This replaces 0934026297.

Khadi hand spun Cloth why and how

Author : Mahatma Gandhi
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Essentials of Economics

Author : Fred Rogers Fairchild
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