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Spin to Weave: The Weaver's Guide to Making Yarn

4.15  ·  Rating details ·  41 ratings  ·  2 reviews
For spinners and weavers alike! Get in-depth information on fiber properties and color choices, as well as beautifully photographed samples.

Spin to Weave is not simply a how-to-spin book, but a how-to-spin-exactly-what-you-want book. Weavers who spin their own yarns have the ability to choose fiber type, method of twist insertion (woolen, worsted), twist amount and/or dire
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Paperback, 144 pages
Published June 25th 2013 by Interweave Press
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Sasha
Feb 18, 2014 rated it liked it
Shelves: crafts, nonfiction
While this is a good book and I'm glad to have it in my collection, a more specific/thorough and less personal treatment of the subject is definitely still needed. In particular, the author doesn't address twist very specifically (and what could be more relevant for the spinner trying to branch into spinning for weaving?), and says that varying twist direction has little effect based on just a few samples--seems like if the only book on the subject is going to take a position which contradicts w ...more
Judith
Jan 15, 2016 rated it liked it
This book was interesting in that the author uses primarily her spinning wheel to achieve yarns suitable for warp and weft (in contrast to "Respect the Spindle" where that author believes that only spindle-spun yarns make suitable warp).

The first part of the book covers the spinning of warp & weft yarns, and the second, and third parts are galleries of garments made from handspun yarn.
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