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The Spinner's Book of Yarn Designs: Techniques for Creating 80 Yarns
By Storey Publishing
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mpn: 43171-608949, ean: 9781603427388, isbn: 1603427384,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 85 reviews
Discover the satisfying fun of spinning your own yarn! This step-by-step guide shows you how to create 80 distinctive yarn types, from classics like mohair bouclé to novelties like supercoils. Covering the entire spinning process, Sarah Anderson describes the unique architecture of each type of yarn and shares expert techniques for manipulating and combining fibers. Take your crafting to a new level and ensure that you have the best yarn available by spinning it yourself.Used Book in Good


Plant Fibre Processing: A Handbook (International Development)
By Practical Action
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mpn: black & white illustrations, black & whi, ean: 9781853393853, isbn: 1853393851,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 40 reviews
This book covers the pre-spinning processes which make plant fibressuitable for textile manufacture. It includes not only familiar plant fibres such as cotton, sisal and jute, but also less well known fibres from plants such as Himalayan nettle, pineapple leaf and kenaf, which are of great value to small communities where they are used for both utilitarian and decorative purposes.As well as extraction and other pre-spinning processes, there is background information on the growing areas, soil


Start Spinning [Paperback] [2008] (Author) Maggie Casey
By Interweave
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$41.99
4.1 out of 5 stars with 92 reviews
Everything you need to know to make great yarn..


The Intentional Spinner
By Interweave
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$42.88

ean: 9781596680807, isbn: 1596680806,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 125 reviews
Offering a blend of technical knowledge, history, and easy-to-use tips, this inspiring collection of spinning wisdom deftly explores the three fundamental areas of yarn production: understanding fibers, managing yarn structure, and making yarns that precisely meet the spinner's needs. The rich, historic traditions of plant and animal fibers are fascinatingly juxtaposed with recent advances in synthesized fiber and mankind's use of fibers in the past, present, and future, while detailed,


Art of The Loom
By Rizzoli
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ean: 9780847811472, isbn: 0847811476,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 100 reviews
Colourful and sometimes complex textiles are still produced in many parts of the world using only the simplest tools and equipment. This book focuses on eight areas of special interest - Navaho weaving in North America; bedouin textiles in the Middle East; West African narrow-strip weaving; Indonesian textiles; 'kasuri' resist dyeing in Japan; inlay weaving in Nepal; brocaded motifs from Guatemala; and Peruvian tapestry weaving - and describes the fibres used, the methods of spinning and


The Joy of Spinning (A Fireside Book)
By Brand: Simon n Schuster
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$53.00

ean: 9780671208592, isbn: 0671208594,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 68 reviews
By Marilyn Kluger, Signed and inscribed on the cover page to Helen - as shown - Love Marilyn.'' - 6x9'' 187 pages illustrated with drawings. Copyright 1971, fifth printing, published by Simon and Schuster.Used Book in Good Condition.


Spinning Wheels: The Politics of Urban School Reform
By Brand: Brookings Institution Press
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mpn: Illustrations, ean: 9780815736356, isbn: 0815736355,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 60 reviews
Almost everyone agrees that America's urban schools are a mess. But while this agreement has fostered widespread support for aggressive reform, Frederick Hess argues that much of what ails urban education is actually the result of continuous or fragmentary reform. Hess explains that political incentives drive school superintendents to promote reforms--to demonstrate that they are ''making a difference.'' Superintendents have to do this quickly, both because their tenure is usually three years


A Fine Fleece: Knitting with Handspun Yarns
By Potter Craft
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ean: 9780307346834, isbn: 0307346838,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 49 reviews
The pleasure of knitting can be that much greater when you know you’re using the perfect yarn. In A Fine Fleece, designer, knitter, and spinner Lisa Lloyd explores the different qualities of handspun yarn and presents projects that show them to their best advantage. There is valuable information here for every knitter, even if you’ve never considered learning to spin (though you may find inspiration in this book to do just that).While educating you on the differences in fibers (like Alpaca,


Spin Control: Techniques for Spinning the Yarn You Want
By Interweave
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ean: 9781596681057, isbn: 1596681055,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 139 reviews
From soft, bulky single yarns to serviceable three-ply for heavy use, this guide to handspun yarns combines the positive traits of commercial yarns with personal touches. Focusing at first on the spinning wheel, emphasis is placed on the importance of adjusting and customizing the wheel for best results. Instructions on core spinning and less traditional techniques lead off the beaten path to novelty yarns. Each type of yarn is explored in detail with instructions on how to make them..


Anova Sous Vide Cookbook: Best Complete Effortless Meals and Perfectly Cooked Recipes Crafting at Home through a Modern Technique with ... (Best Sous Vide Cooking) (Volume 1)
By CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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ean: 9781725092808, isbn: 1725092808,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 136 reviews
Early Discount Pricing...Limited Time Only! Restaurant Quality Cooking DONE RIGHT AT HOME These Sous Vide recipes are a great asset to have as a part of your recipe playbook in preparing food in your kitchen. We’ve made this process easy to follow and great to eat! That’s why this book is a must have for your kitchen. We’ve “Packed a Punch” by adding these hand selected menu items for your devouring needs. Just put the food in your sous vide air sealed bag and turn on your Sous Vide.


ADHD and the Criminal Justice System: Spinning out of Control
By Brand: BookSurge Publishing
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ean: 9781594578601, isbn: 1594578605,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 86 reviews
ADHD & ADD in the Criminal Justice System. This is a must read for Police, Jail staff, Judges, Prosecutors, Defense Attorneys, Probation Officers. Prison Staff and Parole Boards and Parole Officers.Used Book in Good Condition.


Empath: A Complete Guide for Developing Your Gift and Finding Your Sense of Self
By CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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ean: 9781981198931, isbn: 9781981198931,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 52 reviews
Have you ever felt the weight of the world on your shoulders? Do you live through your every day feeling waves of others’ emotions crashing into you? You may or may not have realized – but you carry the great blessing and power of being an Empath. Often, Empaths who are new to the understanding of their gift, find it difficult to control the sources of overwhelming feelings. The constant reception of other people’s emotions can cause a roller coaster of stress and anxiety. Due to the high


Knitting For Beginners: A Simple Guide for Learning Knitting
By CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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ean: 9781723183751, isbn: 172318375X,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 61 reviews
Are You Keen about Designs and Decorations and Willing to Begin Knitting Stitches as a Hobby or Even a Career? Then, get ready to imbibe on Do-it-Yourself Projects by learning how to use simple tools such as the needle and yarn to make beautiful and fantastic stitches that can suit various fabrics and also make money from your craftwork. There are various patterns of knit stitches you can learn and apply on materials to produce your style of wears and costumes If you are creative and willing


Spinning the Bottle Again: More strategies, tactics and case studies about wine public relations. (Volume 1)
By Brand: Paul Franson
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mpn: black & white illustrations, ean: 9780985139209, isbn: 098513920X,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 78 reviews
More strategies, tactics and case studies about wine public relations.Used Book in Good Condition.


Circle spinning: Jewish turning and returning tales
By Brand: Hamsa
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ean: 9780972071901, isbn: 0972071903,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 91 reviews
Book by Schwartz, Cherie KaroUsed Book in Good Condition.


The Twisted Sisters Knit Sweaters
By Interweave
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mpn: 978-1931499699, ean: 9781931499699, isbn: 1931499691,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 134 reviews
Adapting basic sweater patterns for personal preferences and measurements is the focus of this step-by-step guidebook that helps knitters refashion knitting schematics. The designs, illustrations, and photos demonstrate how to adjust patterns to different styles so that any knitter can customize sweater patterns into unique creations. Challenging projects--ranging from sweaters and vests to pullovers and jackets--and easy-to-follow instructions illustrate the basic elements of sweater design to


Smokestacks and Spinning Jennys: Industrial Revolution (American History Through Primary Sources)
By Brand: Raintree
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$23.99

ean: 9781410924247, isbn: 1410924246,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 45 reviews
Read this book to learn how inventions like the spinning jenny, steam engine, and telegraph changed daily life. Find out how interchangeable parts changed the way goods are produced. Learn more about working conditions in factories and textile mills.Used Book in Good Condition.


Merino: Handspinning, Dyeing and Working With Merino and Superfine Wools
By Interweave Press
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$64.00

ean: 9780934026710, isbn: 0934026718,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 143 reviews
This is an excellent book explaining hand spinning wool in all it's forms. Author is great telling about spinning, plying and the intricacies of Merino wool.Used Book in Good Condition.


Respect the Spindle: Spin Infinite Yarns with One Amazing Tool
By Interweave
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mpn: 3503372, ean: 9781596681552, isbn: 1596681551,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 87 reviews
Enjoying a resurgence in popularity thanks to the current trend of DIY crafts, the hand spindle remains one of the most productive, versatile, and convenient tools for creating stunning fiber arts from home, as this beautifully illustrated guide from a veteran spinner and spindle aficionado demonstrates. With step-by-step instructions, this essential manual details the basic steps of spinning and then advances to the more complicated spinning wheel, showing how to use the spindle to make


Handspun Revolution
By Brand: Pluckyfluff
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$75.86

ean: 9780976725206, isbn: 0976725207,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 40 reviews
Handspun Revolution takes a new look at an old craft. It presents handspinning as a highly creative, artistic endeavor. Handspun Revolution is a simply written how-to book for very unusual handspun yarns. Addressing a growing movement of cutting edge spinners, this book discusses the role of creative thinking in the craft of handspinning. This book is purpousfully spartan. Volumes have already been written on the nuts and bolts of spinning. Handspun Revolution covers only the very essential



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