Complete Guide to Spinning Yarn - Brenda Gibson
- Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Author: Brenda Gibson 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.