The Essentials of Yarn Design for Handspinners

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Author: Mabel Ross

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ISBN: CORNELL:31924084758709

Category: Hand spinning

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The Spinner s Book of Yarn Designs

The Essentials of Yarn Design for Handspinners, rev. ed. Mabel Ross, 1984. Stove, Margaret. Merino: Handspinning, Dyeing, and Working with Merino and ...

Author: Sarah Anderson

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 9781603429023

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 256

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

The Spinner s Book of Fleece

The Spinner's Book of Yarn Designs: Techniques for Creating 80 Yarns. Storey Publishing, 2012. ... The Essentials of Yarn Design for Handspinners.

Author: Beth Smith

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 9781603428750

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 256

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

Yarnitecture

The Essentials of Yarn Design for Handspinners. Rev. ed. Mabel Ross, 1986. Smith, Beth. The Spinner's Book of Fleece: A Breed-byBreed Guide to Choosing and ...

Author: Jillian Moreno

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 9781612125220

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 256

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

The Fleece Fiber Sourcebook

The Encyclopedia of Handspinning. Loveland, CO: Interweave Press, 1988. ———. The Essentials of Yarn Design for Handspinners. Kinross, Scotland: Mabel Ross, ...

Author: Carol Ekarius

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 9781603427647

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 448

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This one-of-a-kind encyclopedia shines a spotlight on more than 200 animals and their wondrous fleece. Profiling a worldwide array of fiber-producers that includes northern Africa’s dromedary camel, the Navajo churro, and the Tasmanian merino, Carol Ekarius and Deborah Robson include photographs of each animal’s fleece at every stage of the handcrafting process, from raw to cleaned, spun, and woven. The Fleece & Fiber Sourcebook is an artist’s handbook, travel guide, and spinning enthusiast’s ultimate reference source all in one.

The Journal for Weavers Spinners Dyers

... spinning thick yarns and I think it is important to consider three things : -
Spinning & Plying Technique - It is essential to ... wheel – the best - written
source on this subject is Mabel Ross ' book The Essentials of Yarn Design for
Handspinners .

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ISBN: CORNELL:31924094743386

Category: Dyes and dyeing

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Hand Spinning

Essential Technical and Creative Skills Pam Austin ... The Essentials of Yarn Design for Handspinners. Mabel Ross, 1983. Chapter 7 Finlay, Victoria.

Author: Pam Austin

Publisher: The Crowood Press

ISBN: 9781785003745

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 128

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Hand spinning is a peaceful, wholesome and creative craft that can bring immense joy and satisfaction to a busy life. This beautiful book explains how to spin unique yarn using natural raw materials such as fleece, flax and silk. It aims to teach, encourage and inspire spinners to extend their skills and uncover the mystique surrounding the long draw, the hallmark skill of accomplishment in hand spinning. It includes over 200 supporting images and clear step-by-step instructions on spinning methods, fibre preparation, colour skills, dyeing, yarn structure, art and yarn design. It will bring inspiration and pleasure to all spinners, regardless of experience or expertise. Gives clear and precise instructions for the long draw, worsted and core-spinning techniques that determine yarn quality and performance; Outlines how to choose and prepare fleece, flax, silk and camelid fibre for hand spinning; Includes proven definite colour skills that will personalize and enhance hand-spun work; Describes dyeing animal and vegetable fibre and yarn, without special materials or equipment, using natural and synthetic dyes; Encourages use of classic yarn structures such as boucle, gimp, coils, and crepe, as design features for unusual visual and textural effect; Individual hand-spun work illustrates the concept of art yarn and the design process; Suggests projects for the mindful spinner, from making a Shetland hap to creating art yarn that has meaning, artistry and purpose. Beautifully illustrated with 204 colour photographs and 12 artworks.

Start Spinning

The Essentials of Yarn Design for Handspinners. Kinross, Scotland:Mabel Ross, 1983. Varney, Diane. Spinning Designer Yarns. Loveland, Colorado: Interweave ...

Author: Maggie Casey

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781620332009

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 120

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For knitters, crocheters, and weavers ready to make their own yarn, this handy guide provides detailed instructions for spinning both on a spindle and a wheel, and offers a special section devoted to troubleshooting and wheel maintenance that keeps projects on track. It offers a comprehensive look at the various available fiber options, choosing and preparing each type of fiber for use, and crafting these materials into ready-to-work pieces. A final chapter on the various uses of spun yarn focuses on project planning, with definitions and context for measuring wraps per inch, determining yards for specific projects, and choosing a yarn size.

Dyeing to Spin Knit

Techniques & Tips to Make Custom Hand-Dyed Yarns Felicia Lo. Radcliffe, Margaret. ... The Essentials of Yarn Design for Handspinners. 1983. Vogel, Lynne.

Author: Felicia Lo

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781632504128

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 160

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Inspire and unleash a passion for hand-crafted color! "Unapologetic" is how Felicia Lo always describes her obsession with color and craft. In Dyeing to Spin and Knit, Felicia, founder and creative director of SweetGeorgia Yarns and highly sought after teacher and lecturer, provides clear and accessible guidance for creating gorgeous hand-dyed yarns and spinning fibers and an understanding of how dyeing affects knitted yarn and handspun yarn. Fiber artists will learn the fundamentals of how color works, how to combine and coordinate colors, and how to control the results when dyeing wool and silk yarns and fibers. Spinners will learn how to subdue intense and bright colorways or prevent muddiness in handspun. Knitters will gain the knowledge to avoid or maximize the effects of pooling. And finally, this book will include 10 patterns that use hand-dyed and handspun yarns and fibers to their most exciting advantage in knitting projects. Complete with detailed photographs from Felicia's own dyeing studio, Dyeing to Spin and Knit offers a master class in preparing hand-dyed yarns and fibers. Ignite your love of color--unapologetically!

Spin to Weave

Essentials of Yarn Design for Handspinners. Boston: Charles T. Branford, 1987. —. The Encyclopedia of Handspinning, Loveland, Colorado: Interweave, 1988.

Author: Sara Lamb

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781620333488

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 144

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For spinners and weavers alike! Get in-depth information on fiber properties and color choices, as well as beautifully photographed samples. Spin to Weave is not simply a how-to-spin book, but a how-to-spin-exactly-what-you-want book. Weavers who spin their own yarns have the ability to choose fiber type, method of twist insertion (woolen, worsted), twist amount and/or direction, finishing methods, and grist. Author Sara Lamb focuses on the process of spinning for specific results, providing detailed instructions, a sampling of projects, variations, and a gallery of pieces by other spinners. Sara takes the reader to the very source of woven fabric--introducing the thought processes and concepts related to choosing fibers and how to spin them with finished fabric in mind.

All New Homespun Handknit

The Essentials of Yarn Design for Handspinners. Crook of Devon, Kinross, Scotland: M. Ross, 1983. Royce, Beverly. Notes on Double Knitting, expanded edition ...

Author: Amy Clarke Moore

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781620332993

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 144

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A follow-up to the original Homespun Handknit--a perennial bestseller for two decades--this collection revitalizes the craft of handspun yarn for a whole new generation of spinners and knitters. Packed with modern and traditional spinning know-how and 25 sophisticated, easy-to-learn projects, the guide helps crafters create unique gifts and wearable fashion while refining their skills and enhancing their understanding of this popular art form. With designs from some of the most influential knitters and spinners working today--including Kathryn Alexander, Jeanine Bakridges, and Abby Franquemont--this inspiring resource features hats, mittens, scarves, socks, bags, children’s items, wraps, and home decor options to challenge fiber artists of all skill levels. Imparting essential and informative advice--on measuring yarns, reviewing woolen versus worsted, drive/tension differences, special techniques, and basic yarn dynamics--and complemented by basic knitting and spinning glossaries, this refreshing contemporary companion to a much-loved classic is an indispensable addition to every craft lover's bookshelf.

The Oxford Handbook of the History of Mathematics

Owen, Roderick, Braids: 250 patterns from Japan, Peru and beyond, ... Ross, Mabel, e essentials of yarn design for handspinners, Mabel Ross, 1983.

Author: Eleanor Robson

Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

ISBN: 9780199213122

Category: History

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Comprising thirty-six self-contained, multifaceted chapters structured around methodological issues in the history of mathematics, this Handbook aims to be exemplary rather than exhaustive by taking a new look at what mathematics has been in history, and what it means to write history of mathematics. It provides a picture of the discipline that reflects the scholarship of recent decades, stating open problems and thus helping toset agendas for subsequent research. Aimed at a broad academic audience including mathematicians, historians of science, and general historians, the relevance of each subject to general history is stressed, and specific linksmade to the wider academic literature.

Lichens for Vegetable Dyeing

If you are ready to create more exciting yarns , you can by using this book ... The Essentials of Handspinning ” and “ The Essentials of Yarn Design ” .

Author: Eileen Bolton

Publisher: Julia Bolton Holloway

ISBN: 1566590019

Category: Dye plants

Page: 43

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The Alden Amos Big Book of Handspinning

... with flights of fancy in nomenclature . Material is parochial : Colonials must
suffer . This is the work she refers to in her second book . Reminds you of
Groucho and Chico in Day at the Races . The Essentials of Yarn Design for
Handspinners .

Author: Alden Amos

Publisher: Interweave

ISBN: UOM:49015002602556

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 495

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Wheel designer and maintainer of textile traditions, Alden Amos the recipient and evaluator of traditional wisdom lets no point go unexamined. This is truly a BIG book offering decades of experience in making and handling yarn. He'll change your spinning for the better, whether you agree with him or not.

Spinning Designer Yarns

Ross , Mabel . The Essentials of Handspinning . Kinross , Scotland : Mabel Ross ,
1980 . --- The Essentials of Yarn Design for Handspinners . Kinross , Scotland :
Mabel Ross , 1983 . Rowe , Erica . " Angora : Frivolous Fluff or Fantastic Fiber ?

Author: Diane Varney

Publisher:

ISBN: CORNELL:31924073257515

Category: Dyes and dyeing

Page: 96

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This inspiring illustrated guide teaches experienced spinners to make beautiful designer yarns and encourages them to be more creative and have more fun with spinning. Handspun yarns can be white, lumpy, gray, and precise--or they can be as colorful and deliciously textured as the spinner's imagination. Presented are instructions on applying dye to fibers in new, exciting ways; predicting how novelty yarns will look in finished fabrics; blending fibers for color and texture effects; spinning singles and plied yarns; and using these fantastic new yarns in weaving, knitting, and crocheting. Spinners will also add corespun, boucl+, snarl, knotted, and tufted yarns to their spinning repertoire. This replaces 0934026297.

Threads Magazine

Twist your yarn until it becomes kinky and you've got the makings for collapse
fabric . From left ... I hemstitch on both ends of the fabric while it is still on the loom
( see Basics , pp . 18 and 20 ) ... The Essentials of Yarn Design for Handspinners
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ISBN: CORNELL:31924058966833

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Spin Off

The spinning information from that trip formed the basis of her book , The
Encyclopedia of Handspinning . Mabel's name became increasingly familiar ...
The Essentials of Yarn Design for Handspinners . Kinross , Scotland : Mabel
Ross , 1983 .

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ISBN: CORNELL:31924081075313

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Stylish Knitting

... H.E. , The Sacred History of Knitting , Oxford , 1967 Ross , Mabel , The
Essentials of Handspinning , Spinning Dale , Crook of Devon , Kinross , Scotland
, 1980 Ross , Mabel , The Essentials of Yarn Design for Handspinners , Spinning
Dale ...

Author: Nina Shuttlewood

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ISBN: IND:39000004671496

Category: Hand spinning

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