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Yarn Spinning with a Modern Twist

$19.95

How to create your own gorgeous yarns using a drop spindle by Vanessa Kroening

  • Publisher: Search Press
  • Edition: BC Paperback
  • Publication: 01 May 2021
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9781782217947
  • Carton Qty: Not Yet Published
  • Size: 8.5 x 11 inches
  • Illustrations: 400
  • Pages: 128
  • RRP: $19.95

A beginner's guide to the art of spinning your own fabulous yarn using a drop spindle.

This accessible introduction to drop-spindle spinning for fibre artists, knitters, crocheters, felters and weavers will inspire and delight all who read it. Vanessa Kroening explains how to clean and prepare fleece for spinning, giving valuable tips to beginners and more experienced spinners alike. There are sections on choosing a fleece, carding, blending colours, making rolags, batts and a step-by-step explanation of how to use a drop spindle a great way to spin your own yarn without needing to invest in an expensive spinning wheel.

Vanessa also shows you to how to ply your yarn and how to add beads, sequins and other elements, as well as how to dye your yarn.

Table of Contents

Provisional

Choosing & Preparing your Fleece
Fibre Preparation
Spinning
Plying
Finishing the Yarn
Drop Spindle Techniques
Dyeing

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