Spinning and Dyeing Yarn: The Home Spinners Guide to Creating Traditional and Art Yarns

Spinning and Dyeing Yarn: The Home Spinners Guide to Creating Traditional and Art Yarns

Ironically, as we move toward a more technologically advanced world, the simple domestic crafts of old are making a comeback. People of all ages are discovering a deep love for weaving, knitting, crocheting and other fiber arts. Along with that has come the desire to create their own one of a kind, artisan yarns. When it comes to yarn, fiber lovers know that spinning and dying go hand in hand. Yet many books on the yarn craft cover only one topic or the other. In Spinning and Dyeing Yarn, fiber artist Ashley Martineau covers both subjects with rich, illustrative detail and step-by-step tutorials. Simply put, this book a must have for fiber enthusiasts of all levels. Inside, four sections cover: Fiber Identification and Preparation Explains the various fiber types--from animal wools and plant fibers to silk and synthetics-- how to clean and store them, and preparation techniques for spinning. Dying Techniques Richly illustrated and easy-to-follow tutorials cover dyeing techniques such as hand painting, dip dyeing, gradient dyeing, solar dyeing, and more for animal and plant fibers. Spinning Techniques Both drop spindle and wheel techniques are included, along with instructions on how to build drop spindles and a spinning wheel and setting spun yarns. Going Professional ...

  • ASIN: 0764166077

Intertwined: The Art of Handspun Yarn, Modern Patterns, and Creative Spinning (Handspun Revolution)

Intertwined: The Art of Handspun Yarn, Modern Patterns, and Creative Spinning (Handspun Revolution)

New in paperback, this book is a delight to the enthusiastic fiber crowd that is growing by leaps and bounds. It captures all the excitement of experimental, handspun yarns, and includes recipes for handspun yarns, project ideas for knitters and crocheters, tips on how to use one-of-a-kind handspun yarns (whether you spin them or buy them at yarn boutiques), and a gallery of handmade creations. The book also features profiles, anecdotes, essays, and thoughts on fiber arts and the creative process. Contributors range from Alpaca farmers and cutting-edge spinners to well-known knitwear designers.

  • ASIN: 1592536247

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

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

The ancient craft of spinning is becoming increasingly popular with today's modern craft enthusiasts as it provides a method of creating unique, personal and unusual yarns that can be used in contemporary weaving, knitting, crocheting, needlepoint, embroidery and macramé. It is a highly creative craft, yet simple to learn, and therein lies both its fascination and challenge. The story of spinning is interwoven with the history of man. The first attempt at spinning probably consisted of twisting animal fibers with suitable plant material. Some forms of hand spinning existed as early as 15,000 years ago in Asia, and 12,000 years ago in North Africa. 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. 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. Drawing upon her years of valuable experience, the author shows you everything you need to know from set-up to finished product. You'll learn about the different kinds of spindles and spinning wheels, their history, development, and modern applications. Her ...

  • Brand: Kroll, Carol
  • ASIN: 0486239683
  • UPC: 800759239689

Hand Spun: New Spins on Traditional Techniques

Hand Spun: New Spins on Traditional Techniques

In her newest book, Hand Spun, art-yarn pioneer and Pluckyfluff creator Lexi Boeger offers yet another exciting collection of new and innovative spinning techniques. This well-rounded book also covers a handful of traditional styles for the spinner to master and then turn on their ear. The many uses of these beautiful one-of-a-kind yarns are demonstrated in Boeger's trademark, surprising, and inventive projects. Learn the basics of fiber prep, from washing raw fleece to carding techniques. Find out how to adapt basic spinning styles to create cutting-edge forms. Be inspired by a stunning gallery of hand-spun yarns that combine various techniques shown in the book. Get complete instructions for 20 fashion-forward, yet accessible, projects including chunky scarves, fabulous hats, a belt, a rug, boas, and more.

  • ASIN: 1592537626
  • UPC: 080665008191

Spin Art: Mastering the Craft of Spinning Textured Yarn

Spin Art: Mastering the Craft of Spinning Textured Yarn

Jacey Boggs helps you bring textured and novelty yarns to the next level in Spin Art. Inside you'll learn all the secrets behind her exciting new fusion of traditional spinning and envelope-pushing creativity.The yarn styles explored in this comprehensive spinning guide are as well made as they are inventive. Jacey walks you through each of her techniques, with a refreshing mixture of quirky, fanciful, and unexpected designs that are always skillfully constructed. Inside you'll discover:How to create innovative, eye-catching single and plied yarn styles, including wraps, beehives, bumps, racing stripes, loops, bubblewrap, multiplied, and more.Detailed technical instruction with step-by-step photos with finished yarn and swatch close-ups.Jacey's bright personality and motivational tips to inspire all spinning enthusiasts to unleash their creative spirit. Traditional spinners will love Jacey's adventurous spirit and attention to expert technique, while textured-yarn spinners will love Jacey's wild designs and solid construction.As a bonus, the instructional DVD provides additional handspinning demonstration and commentary to complement the techniques in the book. Jacey has bottled the energy and expertise of her highly sought after workshops into a personal, at-home workshop experi...

  • Color: Spin Art
  • Brand: Interweave
  • ASIN: 1596683627
  • UPC: 499991607273

50 Colors Felting Wool Fibre Wool Yarn Roving for Needle Felting Hand Spinning DIY Craft Materials by MOMODA

50 Colors Felting Wool Fibre Wool Yarn Roving for Needle Felting Hand Spinning DIY Craft Materials by MOMODA

MOMODA Felting Wool, Set of 50 Colors Fibre Wool Yarn Roving for Needle Felting Hand Spinning DIY Craft Materials The kit contains everything you need to start with your needle on your journey. Specifications: Color: 50 Colors Material: Wool Packaging: PP tape Single Weight: 3g Package Weight: 175g Package includes: 50 Colors Wool Fiber Features: 1. Brand New and high quality. 2. Rich colors, pure color beautiful, fluffy and soft, ideal for hand-wool. 3. This wool would be perfect for needle or wet felting. 4. Well suited for dry felting and needle felting due to the coarse texture. 5. Fiber length, good plasticity, toys, arts and crafts for the choice, can also be used in textile. 6. Enjoy your shopping time and have a good day. Notice: Please allow 1-2cm error due to manual measurement and make sure you do not mind before ordering.

  • Brand: MOMODA
  • ASIN: B071LTSBV2
  • UPC: 602638969188

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

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

  • Brand: Storey Publishing
  • ASIN: 1612125212

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

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

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

  • Brand: Smith Beth
  • ASIN: 161212612X

Start Spinning: Everything You Need to Know to Make Great Yarn

Start Spinning: Everything You Need to Know to Make Great Yarn

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.

  • Brand: Casey, Maggie
  • ASIN: 1596680652

COCODE Needle Felting Starter Kit Set Felt Tools with 36 Colors Wool Felting Supplies Fibre Wool Yarn Roving for Hand Spinning DIY Craft Projects Good Gift

COCODE Needle Felting Starter Kit Set Felt Tools with 36 Colors Wool Felting Supplies Fibre Wool Yarn Roving for Hand Spinning DIY Craft Projects Good Gift

Specification: Material: Made of soft fiber wool Color: 36 Colors (3g per color) Box size: 17*10*2cm/6.7"x3.9"x0.8" Awl Length: About 13.8cm/5.43" Wooden Handle Size: about 8.5 * 1.5 * 1.5CM/3.5"x0.6"x0.6" Scissors Length: about 11.7cm/4.6" Felting needle length: 7.8cm (3.1") - 9cm (3.5") Glue stick: 11cm (4.33") Package Included: 36 x Colors Wool Roving 12 x Safety Eyes 8 x Felting Needles 1 x Wooden Felting Tool 1 x Scissor 1 x Awl 1 x Clear Glue Stick 2 x Leather Finger Cots 1 x Free Storage Plastic Box

  • Brand: COCODE
  • ASIN: B075MWTM8P
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Spinning Fine Art Yarns for Beginners

Spinning Art Yarn

In this simple tutorial I show how it's possible to spin art batts and other fun fiber preps into fine art yarns.

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How to Spin Art Yarn: How I spin autowrapped art yarn

Spinning Art Yarn

How to Spin Art Yarn This is a video answer to question posted in my Fiber Art Collective group on FB. In this video I show you how to spin art yarn from a batt made in the first video ( find part 1 here https://youtu.be/LNmdyjfEUsM ) I demonstrate how to do an autoharp method of plying and offe...

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Steph Gorin - Spinning on the Ashford Country Spinner 2 - Core Spinning

Spinning Art Yarn

Steph Gorin shows you how to core spin some super cool art yarn on the Ashford Country Spinner 2. This is fun stuff!! Enjoy For more information on the Country Spinner visit our website www.ashford.co.nz For more of Steph's art yarn techniques click here http://www.ashford.co.nz/newsite/site-page...

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How to Spin Funky Art Yarn

Spinning Art Yarn

Spin up some fun, funky, silly and crazy art yarn with flowers. I used a Lendrum Saxony wheel, but you can use a spindle if you like. All of these supplies are easily found on etsy! I don't currently sell fibers in my shop. Find me here! SHOP: http://www.ExpressionFiberArts.com BLOG and H...

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