The Spinner's Book of Yarn Designs by Sarah Anderson
Techniques for Creating 80 Yarns

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Discover the fun and satisfaction of spinning your own yarn! This step-by-step guide shows you how to create 80 distinctive yarns, from classics such as mohair boucle to novelty features like supercoils. Lush photographs illustrate the process of turning fleece into yarn, reveal the unique architecture of each yarn, and show exactly how to manipulate and combine fibers to get the results you want. With this must-have reference, you can create any yarn you desire.
 

About Sarah Anderson

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Sarah Anderson learned to knit at a very young age and has been hooked on the fiber crafts ever since. She taught herself to spin at 13, but it was not until 1992 that she became serious about her spinning. She developed a new technique she calls “wrap and roll,” which won her a cover on Spin Off magazine in 2008. She has taught at the Spin-Off Autumn Retreat (SOAR), contributed knit designs to All New Homespun and Handknit, and teaches at many venues. She lives near Snohomish, Washington.
 
Published June 24, 2013 by Storey Publishing, LLC. 256 pages
Genres: Crafts, Hobbies & Home. Non-fiction

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This inspired resource for spinners details the dizzying array of techniques and tactics that turn fleece into yarn.

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