Creative Spinning

Creative Spinning

Book - 2007
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Needleworkers no longer have to settle for what's available at the local yarn shop! Alison Daykin and Jane Deane, who have decades of experience spinning, weaving, and dyeing, show how easy it can be to create personalized and gorgeous skeins of one-of-a-kind fibers. Designed for complete beginners, this attractive guide offers 30 beautiful projects that teach a repertoire of skills on both the hand spindle and spinning wheel. It starts with simple, basic combing, twisting, plying, and finishing, then goes on to offer a primer on working with fibers. All the chapters are organized by yarn type, including short wool and down, medium fine wool, long wool and lustre, hill and mountain, rare wool, animal hair, silk, and vegetable fiber.
Publisher: New York : Lark Books, 2007.
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781600592232
1600592236
Branch Call Number: 746.12 DAYKIN A
Characteristics: 112 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Additional Contributors: Deane, Jane 1948-

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amberwench
Apr 21, 2017

Through descriptions of fibers and spin styles! Includes sample 'recipes' of color fiber, and spin for the fiber artist's inspiration.
Good for: any one who's tried spinning and wants to step up their skill level.

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