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Authors: Casey, Maggie
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
BISAC/Subject: CRA015000, ART028000, CRA040000
ISBN: 9781620332009, Related ISBNs: 1596680652, 1620332000, 9781596680654, 9781620332009
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 120,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: 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.

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