Хобби и ремесла → The Twisted Sisters Sock Workbook: Dyeing, Painting, Spinning, Designing, Knitting
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Автор: Lynne Vogel
Название: The Twisted Sisters Sock Workbook: Dyeing, Painting, Spinning, Designing, Knitting
Издательство: Interweave Press
Размер: 9.55 Mb
Для сайта: www.eknigi.org
The Twisted Sisters are a group of women in Oregon who delight in making one-of-a-kind hand-spun, dyed, and knitted socks from scratch. This book about how they do it is chock-full of color photos of gorgeous socks you'll never see for sale at your local Wal-Mart. The author, an accomplished hand spinner and knitter, assumes that the reader already knows how to knit and spin and wants to go to the next level of sock-making creativity by dyeing or hand painting hand-spun yarn to make signature socks. Included are guidelines for dyeing yarn or roving using hot and cold pour dyeing, spot dyeing, and dyeing with Kool-Aid, as well as suggestions for spinning the yarn to maximize the effects of dyeing and, finally, methods of designing and knitting perfectly-fitting socks. For its selected audience, this is the best nontechnical resource to take you through the processes of dyeing, spinning, and designing socks.