The Step-by-step Guide to Spinning Art YarnsBook - 2010
With Get Spun, you can create your own unique art yarns with structure and character. By combining a variety of skills with an unlimited range of fiber possibilities, you'll have spiced-up, unique handspun yarns that are useful for all your fiber-arts projects.
Get Spun is your go-to resource for making yarns as creative and unique as you are.
Pairing detailed instructions with clear, step-by-step photography, this dynamic guide of spinning techniques and demonstrations explores an array of fiber possibilities--such as wool, glitz, and sari silk--to create unique yarn for fiber art projects. Designed for the advanced beginner to the intermediate spinner, this reference covers a variety of subjects such as spinning fundamentals, techniques for wool and silk, spinning with nontraditional materials, introducing add-ins, and creating plying effects. Additionally, the comprehensive tutorial offers information on easy home dyeing and directions for using a drumcarder to blend colors and fibers.