All New Homespun Handknit: 25+ Small Projects to Knit with Handspun Yarnby Amy Clarke Moore
A follow-up to the original Homespun Handknita perennial bestseller for two decadesthis collection revitalizes the craft of handspun yarn for a whole new generation of spinners and knitters. Packed with modern and traditional spinning know-how and 25 sophisticated, easy-to-learn projects, the guide helps crafters create unique gifts and wearable/i>… See more details below
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A follow-up to the original Homespun Handknita perennial bestseller for two decadesthis collection revitalizes the craft of handspun yarn for a whole new generation of spinners and knitters. Packed with modern and traditional spinning know-how and 25 sophisticated, easy-to-learn projects, the guide helps crafters create unique gifts and wearable fashion while refining their skills and enhancing their understanding of this popular art form. With designs from some of the most influential knitters and spinners working todayincluding Kathryn Alexander, Jeanine Bakridges, and Abby Franquemontthis inspiring resource features hats, mittens, scarves, socks, bags, children’s items, wraps, and home décor options to challenge fiber artists of all skill levels. Imparting essential and informative adviceon measuring yarns, reviewing woolen versus worsted, drive/tension differences, special techniques, and basic yarn dynamicsand complemented by basic knitting and spinning glossaries, this refreshing contemporary companion to a much-loved classic is an indispensable addition to every craft lover’s bookshelf.
"Amy Clarke Moore leaves nothing to chance in this informative and fun book. The patterns are detailed and gorgeous and have given me a hankering for homespun." KnitPurlGurl.com
"5 out of 5 stars. Great designs for those of you who want to knit with homespun yarn, either your own or purchased yarn." Knitting News
"Knitting spinners rejoice! This project has been whispered about for years in spinning circles. 25 knitting projects using handspun yarn, and all of the projects request that you please engage your brain." Knitty.com
"If you're a knitter who spins, you're going to love All New Homespun Handknit...And if you're a knitter who hasn't gotten into spinning yet, this book may be just the thing to push you over the edge." About.com Guide to Knitting
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Amy Clarke Moore is the editor of Spin-It! and Spin-Off and the coauthor of Beaded Embellishments. She lives in Denver, Colorado.
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