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Hand Spun: New Spins on Traditional Techniques

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In her newest book, Hand Spun, art-yarn pioneer and Pluckyfluff creator Lexi Boeger offers yet another exciting collection of new and innovative spinning techniques. This well-rounded book also covers a handful of traditional styles for the spinner to master and then turn on their ear. The many uses of these beautiful one-of-a-kind yarns are demonstrated in Boeger's tradem ...more
Paperback, 160 pages
Published February 1st 2012 by Quarry Books (first published January 1st 2012)
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Chandra Rogers
Apr 08, 2013 Chandra Rogers rated it really liked it
If you've been spinning for a while and are at the point where you spin what you what and not what the fiber seems to, then this is a good book. If you're just venturing into spinning, this is a good book to look through, and then set aside and read again after you've spun four or five pounds worth of fiber.

The photos are beautiful, the interviews are great, but if you're not yet an experienced spinner, you might not find this as helpful until you are experienced. I'm keeping it on my shelf, and
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Cindy C
Feb 12, 2012 Cindy C rated it really liked it
Lovely book. There are a few techniques that I would not have thought of and the pictures are divine. I mostly like the parts where you work only with the fleece such as the felted, animal-friendly, faux sheepskin - I have always loved sheepskin but would never buy a product that an animal was killed for. This book also has given me even more reasons to get on understanding sewing fundamentals, taking a class and pulling out the sewing machine.
Laurel
Jan 09, 2013 Laurel rated it really liked it
Shelves: craft
I've decided to include all the craft books I peruse/use on my shelves. This was really interesting and beautiful to look at. I love really unique fibers and will keep this in the back of my head as another craft alley to explore once the ones in the front of my head have been dealt with!
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Shelves: craft, non-fiction
Interesting.
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Great visuals and information! Lexi is a fiber arts genius ;)
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