The Twisted Sisters Sock
Dyeing, Painting, Spinning, Designing, Knitting
With simple directions and tips on how to dye, paint,
spin, and knit yarn to create authentic socks, this book offers all the
information necessary to fashion socks with personality. Included are
innovative patterns and tips for knitting socks with customized fit-even for
all ten toes. Safe and easy directions are given on dyeing yarn from
pour-dyeing methods to dyeing with Kool-Aid. With photos and illustrations
of finished examples, sock patterns such as newborn socks and magic genie
toe socks, and advice on how to create one-of-a-kind projects, it will
appeal to all levels of knitters and spinners.
The Whole Craft of Spinning from the
Raw Material to the Finished Yarn
You can master the timeless craft of spinning with
this clear, easy-to-follow manual. Everything you need to know from set-up
to finished product in order to create distinctive yarns for use in
knitting, weaving, crocheting, needlepoint, embroidery and macrame.
Authorís preface. 33 illustrations, 10 black-and-white photographs.
Knitting With Dog Hair : Better a Sweater
from a Dog You Know and Love Than
from a Sheep You'll Never Meet
Learn to recycle Rover into beautiful garments and
accessories as the authors teach you this wacky new spin on an old craft.
Knitting with Dog Hair is the definitive guide to putting on the dog!
In this tip-filled, easy-to-use book, the authors tell:
-How to make Afghan or a beret from your Beagle: you pet can yield yarn
-How to collect, clean, and store your pooch's fur
-How to modify your patterns to accommodate pet-spun yarn
-How to find experienced pet hair spinners, a guide to resources and
From mittens from a Malamute to caps from a Collie, this illustrated guide
is the creative answer to that vexing shedding problem. This fetching book
is certain to be this year's best in show!
The Weaving, Spinning, and Dyeing Book
This big, beautiful book
with 435 illustrations is the clearest and most comprehensive ever published
on the subject--explains everything the expert or beginner needs to know on
how to weave, spin, and dye.
Hands on Spinning
Understanding how spinning
works, building a simple spindle, spinning on a treadle wheel, choosing a
wheel, preparing fibers, carding, twisting, and plying are explored in fully
Spin It: Making Yarn from Scratch
Here are step-by-step instructions and illustrations
that explain how to make yarn from scratch using handspindles-simple tools
used to turn wool into yarn. Designed to appeal to the beginning spinner,
tips and hints are provided that illustrate how easy, enjoyable, and
relaxing spinning can be. This manual also includes complete instructions
for five simple, appealing projects: a woven sleeve, a knitted bunny bag, a
knitted baby hat, knitted fingerless mittens, and a crocheted hat.
The Alden Amos Big Book of Handspinning
Amos Alden is a legend and
mentor to the growing handcraft community of spinning. He shares his deep
knowledge of wheel mechanics, spinning fibers, wheel construction, and yarn,
as well as a wealth of spinning history and traditions. Every aspect of
handspinning is explored, including dissolving lanolin, washing fleece,
rotating wheel position, and choosing types of wool. Also discussed are
various hand positions, which can result in everything from smooth, fine
thread to funky, bulky yarn.
The Art of the Loom :
Weaving, Spinning, and Dyeing Across the World
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Sewing Books and more.
Sewing Hats Handbags
Sewing Curtains Shades Draperies
Teddy Bears Stuffed Animals
Sewing Doll Clothes
Sewing Bedspreads / Slip Covers / Linings
Shirtmaking / Tops / Blouses /T Shirts
Sewing Homebased Business
Bridal Gowns / Veils Wedding Gown
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