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The complete guide to spinning yarn : techniques, projects, and recipes / Brenda Gibson.

Gibson, Brenda. (Author).
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Available copies

  • 1 copy at Evergreen Indiana. (Show)
  • 1 copy at Waterloo-Grant Township Public Library.

Current holds

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Waterloo-Grant Township Public Library - Waterloo 746.1 GIB (Text) 30090000665872 Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780312591380 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 0312591381 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: 144 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm.
  • Edition: 1st U.S. ed.
  • Publisher: New York, N.Y. : St. Martin's Griffin, 2012.

Content descriptions

General Note: Originally published: London : A. & C. Black, 2011.
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note: Foundations. A brief history of spinning ; Fiber preparation tools ; Spindles ; Wheels ; Plying and yarn handling tools ; Fibers -- Techniques. Scouring ; Teasing ; Carding ; Blending ; Making rolags and punis ; Pre-drafting ; Combing ; Dyeing ; Spindle spinning ; Wheel spinning ; Worsted spinning ; Woolen spinning ; Spinning from the fold ; Direction and balance ; Thick and thin spinning ; Spinning for evenness or texture ; Conventional plying ; Navajo or chain plying ; Andean plying ; Fancy yarn plying ; Making a skein ; Blocking ; Washing and finishing ; Winding balls -- Recipes. Soft knitting yarn ; Lustrous worsted yarn ; Spiral thick and thin yarn ; Cable-plied yarn ; Color-blended yarn ; Flecked yarn ; Slub yarn ; Three-ply chunky yarn ; Chain-plied color yarn ; Core-spun yarn ; Bouclé yarn ; Paper yarn ; Bullion yarn -- Projects -- Professional approaches. Going commercial ; Planning and record-keeping ; Gallery.
Summary, etc.: "Whether you are an experienced crafter chasing the perfect yarn or a beginner looking for an outlet for your creative talents, this book will inspire you to get spinning. It starts with the basics and moves through all aspects of spinning until you are producing your own beautiful and functional yarns. Then you can tackle the craft projects at the back of the book using your own unique creations."--P. [4] of cover.
Subject: Hand spinning.
Dyes and dyeing, Domestic.
Spun yarns.
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