Hand Spun: New Spins on Traditional Techniques

Hand Spun: New Spins on Traditional Techniques

by Lexi Boeger

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Hand Spun: New Spins on Traditional Techniques by Lexi Boeger

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 trademark, surprising, and inventive projects.

  • Learn the basics of fiber prep, from washing raw fleece to carding techniques.
  • Find out how to adapt basic spinning styles to create cutting-edge forms.
  • Be inspired by a stunning gallery of hand-spun yarns that combine various techniques shown in the book.
  • Get complete instructions for 20 fashion-forward, yet accessible, projects including chunky scarves, fabulous hats, a belt, a rug, boas, and more.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781592537624
Publisher: Quarry Books
Publication date: 02/01/2012
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 9.28(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

The recipient of a bachelor's degree in fine art from UC Davis, author Lexi Boeger is the founder of www.pluckyfluff.com, an Internet-based forum for unusual handspun yarns and fiber art. She is the innovator of highly original new techniques in handspinning and is carving a place for handspun yarn in the realm of pop culture.

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