The Complete Guide to Spinning Yarn

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    Includes basic techniques for making your own yarns as well as recipes for more adventurous yarns for experienced spinners. Step-by-step sequences explain techniques for the preparation of fibres, spinning a single thread, plying single threads together to make a balanced yarn, and creative use of colour. Once you have mastered the techniques, there are lots of recipes for a huge range of textured yarns in various colourways and fibre combinations - includes mohairs, two-plies, flecked, spiral, boucle and bullion yarns. Also includes suggestions for using each type in terms of drape and durability. Includes a special section about marketing and selling your work.

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    Number of Pages: 144
    Format(s): Paperback - ISBN: 9781408139394
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    Listed in: Spinning & weaving
    Publisher: A & C Black Publishers Ltd

    Books by Brenda Gibson

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    RRP: £16.99

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