Ashford Book of Handspinning

R280.00

Learn how to create unique yarns using different techniques and fibres and make five easy projects using your handspun yarn.

1 in stock

Description

By Jo Reeve

Learn to hand spin with fibre artist Jo Reeve. Jo, the author of the very popular Ashford Book of Carding, has twenty-seven years of spinning experience and will show you how to spin from the beginning through to advanced techniques.

Learn how to create unique yarns using different techniques and fibres and make five easy projects using your handspun yarn.

Step by step instructions and gorgeous colour photographs will take you on a new journey of creativity.

Chapters

  1. Making handspun yarn
  2. Spinning Talk
  3. Drafting
  4. Tools for Spinning
  5. Spinning on the Drop Spindle
  6. Plying – Making a two-ply Yarn
  7. Navajo Plying – Making a three-ply Yarn
  8. Yarn by Design
  9. Carding
  10. Fibre for Spinning
  11. Wool
  12. Angora
  13. Alpaca
  14. Silk
  15. Mohair
  16. Tencel
  17. Bamboo
  18. Cotton
  19. Flax
  20. Soybean
  21. Commercially prepared Fibre
  22. Novelty Yarns
  23. Knot Yarn
  24. Spiral Yarn
  25. Boucle
  26. Slub Yarn
  27. Core Spinning
  28. Knitting and Weaving with Handspun Yarn
  29. Projects