The Practical Spinner's Guide - Cotton, Flax, Hemp (Practical Spinner's Guides)

The Practical Spinner's Guide - Cotton, Flax, Hemp (Practical Spinner's Guides)

Stephenie Gaustad

A one-stop consultant to getting ready and spinning cotton, flax, and hemp!

over the past few years, concentrating on particular varieties of fiber or spinning concepts has turn into a growing number of well known. In The sensible Spinner's consultant: Cotton, Flax, Hemp, writer Stephenie Gaustad bargains a close assessment of every plant, the fiber it produces, and the way to correctly arrange, spin, and end yarns made up of every one fiber.

Cotton, flax, and hemp behave very another way from wool, and precise dealing with is needed. Stephenie discusses how each one fiber behaves and the way most sensible to paintings with them, in particular concerning difficulty spots equivalent to drafting and including twist. She additionally covers completing yarns–cleaning, environment twist, and plying--as good as what dye procedures are top for including colour. ultimately, she features a dialogue of spinning for either knitting and weaving, overlaying cloth houses of every fiber, and what spinners have to take note of whilst utilizing the yarn in a next project.

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