Last edited by Akinoll
Thursday, July 23, 2020 | History

2 edition of Spinners of quality yarns. found in the catalog.

Spinners of quality yarns.

Shiloh Spinners Limited.

Spinners of quality yarns.

by Shiloh Spinners Limited.

  • 141 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Shiloh Spinners Limited in [s.l.] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Cover title.

ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14297384M

Hand spinning was an important cottage industry in medieval Europe, where the wool spinners (most often women and children) would provide enough yarn to service the needs of the men who operated the looms, or to sell on in the putting-out system. After the invention of the spinning jenny water frame the demand was greatly reduced by mechanisation. Its technology was specialised and costly, and . This inspired resource for spinners details the dizzying array of techniques and tactics that turn fleece into yarn. Veteran spinner Anderson has created a veritable spinner’s cookbook, detailing 80 lovely concoctions and confections, with suggestions for variations and further s:

Many of our yarns come from British companies and producers, including Jamieson's of Shetland 4 ply yarn, Jamieson & Smith, and West Yorkshire Spinners sock yarns. Our own British Union range contains yarns from Yorkshire and Devon mills including our own blend of Falkland merino and alpaca.   Beth Smith, author of How to Spin and The Spinner’s Book of Fleece, is renowned for her love of the variety and versatility of sheep breeds, and she teaches the whys and how-tos of preparing and spinning wool from different seven years she owned The Spinning Loft, a shop celebrated for its selection of hard-to-find quality fleeces. She teaches internationally and writes for 5/5(1).

This inspired resource for spinners details the dizzying array of techniques and tactics that turn fleece into yarn. Veteran spinner Anderson has created a veritable spinner's cookbook, detailing 80 l. Description. Contemporary and Classic Patterns Margaret Klein Wilson and the Green Mountain Spinnery The Green Mountain Spinnery was founded twenty years ago with a distinctly Vermont mission: to produce the highest quality all-natural yarns, to help sustain regional sheep farming, and to develop environmentally sound ways to process natural fibers.


Share this book
You might also like
The life of Joshua R. Giddings

The life of Joshua R. Giddings

Calamus

Calamus

Digest of Information on the Northern Ireland Criminal Justice System 1992

Digest of Information on the Northern Ireland Criminal Justice System 1992

Pomp and Circumstance

Pomp and Circumstance

The Gift of Christmas

The Gift of Christmas

The tree where man was born

The tree where man was born

M.J. Saffons Youthlift

M.J. Saffons Youthlift

Race, class, and gender in the United States

Race, class, and gender in the United States

concise view of the chief principles of the christian religion as professed by the people called Quakers.

concise view of the chief principles of the christian religion as professed by the people called Quakers.

art of Alexander and John Robert Cozens.

art of Alexander and John Robert Cozens.

Energy conservation guidebook

Energy conservation guidebook

The first book edition of John F. Kennedys inaugural address.

The first book edition of John F. Kennedys inaugural address.

Answers for New Parents

Answers for New Parents

Chartered physiotherapists source book.

Chartered physiotherapists source book.

Theory of spectrochemical excitation

Theory of spectrochemical excitation

International Commodity Market Models

International Commodity Market Models

house of God

house of God

Spinners of quality yarns by Shiloh Spinners Limited. Download PDF EPUB FB2

I expect to use THE SPINNER'S BOOK OF YARN DESIGNS as a reference long after I have finally mastered the basics of spinning. There is an excellent glossary, an extended bibliography of how-to books on spinning, and there are also many lovely photos of handspun yarns (similar to the photo on the book /5().

The Spinner's Book of Yarn Designs: Techniques for Creating 80 Yarns - Kindle edition by Anderson, Sarah, MacKenzie, Judith. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Spinner's Book of Yarn Designs: Techniques for Creating 80 Yarns/5(). The Spinner's Book of Yarn Designs- Techniques for Creating 80 Yarns by Sarah Anderson took longer than expected to review because it's so good.

If you spin yarn, or if you're a knitter or crocheter who is considering learning, you'll want this book/5. There is little discussion of how different breeds affect the yarn spun, but that's a book in itself. The joy in this book is the instruction of 80 yarns spinners now have at their fingertips.

What the Barbara Walker's Treasury of Knitting pattern books are to knitters, The Spinner's Book of Yarn Designs will be to spinners. (5). Spinners of quality yarns. book Featuring step-by-step instructions on making 80 distinctive yarns, this is the primer every spinner needs to begin building a unique collection of luxious yarns.

64 unique reference cards appear throughout to illustrate step-by-step the singles and twist combinations that comprise each yarn. Techniques for Creating 80 Yarns Discover the fun and satisfaction of spinning your own yarn. This step-by-step guide shows you how to create 80 distinctive yarns, from classics such as mohair boucle to novelty features like supercoils.

Lush photographs illustrate the process of turning fleece into yarn, reveal the unique architecture of each yarn, and show exactly how to manipulate and. Until now. `The Spinner's Book of Yarn Designs` is a step-by-step guide to creating 70 distinctive yarns, from classics such as mohair boucle to novelty features like supercoils.

Lush, full-colour photographs illustrate the process of turning fleece into yarn, reveal the architecture of each yarn, and demonstrate exactly how to manipulate and combine the fibres to achieve the desired result/5(). The Yarn Book is written for the serious student and the professional textile artist, and will be useful for spinners and weavers.

It is a complete guide to understanding, designing, and using yarn. Read more Read less click to open popoverReviews: 3. The Spinner's Book of Yarn Designs is a step-by-step guide to creating 70 distinctive yarns, from classics such as mohair boucle to novelty features like supercoils.

Lush, full-colour photographs illustrate the process of turning fleece into yarn, reveal the architecture of each yarn, and demonstrate exactly how to manipulate and combine the Reviews: At New Lanark Spinning we are the proud spinners of quality woollen yarns.

We specialise in producing high quality woollen yarns for Hand Knitting, Hosiery and also the Weaving Trade. We have been accredited members of the Soil Association for our Organic Wool sinceand are also members of British Wool.

I would have given this book 10 stars if they were available. This is truly a master-work on the subject. I am a relatively new spinner (1 1/2 yrs) and have recently begun looking for fleeces to prepare myself and trying out new wool and fiber types to spin. Join me on my Facebook study group for the Spinner's Book of Yarn Designs Herrschners is your ultimate source for crafters.

Shop Yarn, Knit and Crochet Tools, Cross Stitch, Embroidery, Needlework, Crafts and much more. If you are a hand-spinner, or want to be, you’ll want to pick up a copy of The Spinner’s Book of Yarn Designs: Techniques for Creating 80 Yarns by Sarah Anderson.

And if, like me, you’re self-taught, this book is a treasure. As a beginner spinner this book is ideal for novices and the more experienced alike. It doesn't just tell you different methods is shows you with pictures of the different results.

As Jill says if she wants fine wool she can buy that in shops, but using different methods and by measuring the grist, calculating yardage etc, you can spin your own and adapt other patterns to s: Situated in the original home of the British worsted spinning industry, West Yorkshire Spinners combines state-of-the-art technology with generations of expertise and unrivalled know-how to produce British hand knitting yarns and patterns of exceptional quality.

Hold on to your hats, there is not long to the Virtural Wool and Fiber Arts Extravaganza. I will be there selling my wares. Days Hours Minutes Seconds Come get some of my lovely handspun yarns, check out my handcrafted spindles, or some of my giant art batts that I made just for this show only.

I will have many limited time products but don’t worry, I will also have all of your old favourites. The Spinner's Book of Yarn Designs Techniques for Creating 80 Yarns by Sarah Anderson ISBN: BNEZROE I am not a spinner but realize the quality of this book for the yarns I have worked with over the years.5/5(2).

With its distinguished editor and array of international contributors, Advances in yarn spinning technology is an important text for spinners, yarn manufacturers and fabric producers, as well as researchers, technicians, engineers and technologists in this sector of the textile industry.

This is the summary of The Spinners Book of Yarn Designs: Techniques for Creating 80 Yarns by Sarah Anderson, Judith MacKenzie.

The Spinner's Book of Yarn Designs: Techniques for Creating 80 Yarns by. Sarah Anderson, Judith Mackenzie (Foreword) avg rating — ratings — published — 4 editions. Want to Read saving Want to Read; Currently Reading. This is the review of The Spinners Book of Yarn Designs: Techniques for Creating 80 Yarns by Sarah Anderson, Judith MacKenzie.Saprotex International is a spinner of high quality, hand-knitting time, we’ve become the largest spinner in Africa, and one of the largest in the world.

Our brands,ELLE, CHARITY, MIRAGE and FIESTA are firmly entrenched both locally and internationally and cover the total spectrum of the hand-knitting market, from top end fancy yarns to budget acrylic yarns.