The Step-by-Step Guide to Spinning Art Yarns
A great book for spinners moving into creating art yarns, or fibre artists wanting to spin their own creative yarns; this popular book is beautifully presented with high quality photographs and excellent instruction.
Contents include an introduction to art yarns, tools and materials – wool, silk, eco-fibres, glitz, thread, elastic & yarn, fabric, plastic bags and assorted hardware. Dyeing procedures, hand-painting yarn, dyeing silk cocoons, protein and plant fibres. Blending fibre and colour, including a lesson in colour; Spinning basics, including carding and spinning with un-carded fibres, plying, breaking the rules and combining techniques to reach full artistic potential.
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