Respect the Spindle: Spin Infinite Yarns with One Amazing Tool

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Interweave #ad - Skiers from around the world have one thing in common. Respect. Respect for different cultures, lifestyles and their environment. This instability can keep them from pushing the envelope, and the path they choose is addicting yet dangerous. Spend time inside the heads of these athletes as they chase the perfect moment with Respect.

. Their proving ground is unpredictable and can change from a pristine mountain face to a death trap in an instant.

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Yarnitecture: A Knitter's Guide to Spinning: Building Exactly the Yarn You Want

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Storey Publishing, LLC #ad - Jillian moreno leads you through every step of yarn construction, synthetic, establish a foundation, silk, cotton, with detailed instructions and step-by-step photos showing you how to select the fiber you want wool, and spin a beautiful yarn with the structure, texture, and color pattern that you want.

Create your dream yarn! discover the pleasures of designing and building custom-made yarn by spinning it yourself, choosing everything from color to feel and gauge. In addition to teaching you the techniques you need for success, Moreno also offers 12 delicious original patterns from prominent designers, each one showcasing hand-spun yarns.

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The Spinner's Book of Yarn Designs: Techniques for Creating 80 Yarns

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Storey Publishing, LLC #ad - 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. 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.

Take your crafting to a new level and ensure that you have the best yarn available by spinning it yourself.

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Hand Dyeing Yarn and Fleece: Custom-Color Your Favorite Fibers with Dip-Dyeing, Hand-Painting, Tie-Dyeing, and Other Creative Techniques

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Storey Publishing, LLC #ad - It’s easy, fun, outdated, crockpots, frying pans, and can be done right in your own kitchen! Self-taught dyer Gail Callahan shows you a variety of simple techniques to turn plain, or leftover yarn into vibrant “new” fibers using ovens, and other standard kitchen equipment. Discover the colorful joys of hand dyeing your own yarn and fleece.

Detailed advice on color theory, and handmade multicolor skeins make successful dyeing a cinch, “grocery store” dyes, self-striping, even for complete beginners.  .

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Spinning in the Old Way: How and Why To Make Your Own Yarn With A High-Whorl Handspindle

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Nomad Press #ad - No spinning wheel required. Knitters are discovering the pleasure and satisfaction of spinning their own yarns. Master craftsman priscilla Gibson-Roberts guides readers in the fast-track, low-cost, high-quality approach to spinning.

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How to Spin: From Choosing a Spinning Wheel to Making Yarn. A Storey BASICS® Title

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Storey Publishing, LLC #ad - Fully illustrated step-by-step instructions make it simple and easy!  . Expert beth smith teaches you everything you need to know to spin your own yarn, plying, from choosing a spinning wheel to every stage of preparing your fiber, winding off, and finishing.

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The Spinner's Book of Fleece: A Breed-by-Breed Guide to Choosing and Spinning the Perfect Fiber for Every Purpose

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Storey Publishing, LLC #ad - You’ll soon be confidently choosing the right fleece, spinning it to perfection, and enjoying the perfect yarn for your next fiber creation.  . 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.

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The Whole Craft of Spinning: From the Raw Material to the Finished Yarn

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Dover Publications #ad - The spinning wheel itself is believed to have evolved in India 800 to 1, 000 years ago. Now you can master this timeless craft through the clear instructions and easy-to-follow directions of well-known spinning authority Carol Kroll. You'll learn about the different kinds of spindles and spinning wheels, development, their history, and modern applications.

Her lucid text demonstrates the proper methods of preparing the fiber for spinning including: selecting the fiber, sorting, washing, adding oil, and carding. Whether you're a novice or an experienced hand, carol kroll's expert advice shows you the ins and outs of: spinning with a Drop Spindle; Spinning on a Treadle Wheel; Finishing the Yarn; How to Shop for a Spinning Wheel; Spinning with Wool and Making the Most of Natural and Other Animal Fibers; Synthetic Fibers; Making Your Own Spindle; and The Fun of Creating Novelty Yarns.

The Whole Craft of Spinning: From the Raw Material to the Finished Yarn #ad - Plus, and much more to get you started making something that is truly your own, supplies, an access and resources section with suggested further reading, services, from the first step to the last. The first attempt at spinning probably consisted of twisting animal fibers with suitable plant material. The story of spinning is interwoven with the history of man.

The ancient craft of spinning is becoming increasingly popular with today's modern craft enthusiasts as it provides a method of creating unique, crocheting, knitting, needlepoint, personal and unusual yarns that can be used in contemporary weaving, embroidery and macramé. It is a highly creative craft, yet simple to learn, and therein lies both its fascination and challenge.

Many of the earliest methods and tools are still in use to this day, especially the various drop spindles, and the Indian and Navajo types of spindles.

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Start Spinning

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Interweave #ad - Invite maggie casey into your living room and learn to spin one-of-a-kind yarn.

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Inventive Weaving on a Little Loom: Discover the Full Potential of the Rigid-Heddle Loom, for Beginners and Beyond

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Storey Publishing, LLC #ad - Everything you need to know is here, with fully illustrated step-by-step instructions to ensure success. Explore warp-face patterning, shadow weave, weaving with fine threads, woven shibori, weft-pile weaving, and the textural effects you can create with different yarns and with wire and conductive thread.

Then move on to more complex designs and irresistible projects, shawls, from pillows and curtains to bags, and even jewelry. Rigid-heddle weaving is simple to learn, and offers a lifetime of possibilities to discover! Inventive Weaving on a Little Loom covers everything rigid-heddle weavers need to know about the craft, is easy to master, from the basics — how to select a loom, set it up, and get started — to a wide variety of fun techniques that yield beautiful results.

Inventive Weaving on a Little Loom: Discover the Full Potential of the Rigid-Heddle Loom, for Beginners and Beyond #ad - Begin by exploring a variety of weave structures, including finger-manipulated laces, and color play with stripes, plaids, tapestry, and multicolor yarns.

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The Field Guide to Fleece: 100 Sheep Breeds & How to Use Their Fibers

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Storey Publishing, LLC #ad - Each breed profile includes a photograph of the animal and information about its origin and conservation status, as well as the weight, staple length, fiber diameter, and natural colors of its fleece. With this compact portable reference in hand, crafters can quickly and easily look up any of 100 different sheep breeds, the characteristics of their fleece, and the kinds of projects for which their fleece is best suited.

This is a great primer for beginners, and a handy guide for anyone who loves working with fleece.

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