The spinner by Doris Piserchia

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Published by N. Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .

Written in English

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StatementDoris Piserchia.
LC ClassificationsPZ4.P679 Sq, PS3566.I7 Sq
The Physical Object
Pagination184 p. ;
Number of Pages184
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4134061M
LC Control Number80111713

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This is the first time I have read anything by 3/5(14). I expect to use THE SPINNER'S BOOK OF YARN DESIGNS as a reference long after I have finally mastered the basics of spinning.

There is an excellent glossary, an extended bibliography of how-to books on spinning, and there are also many lovely photos of handspun yarns (similar to the photo on the book's /5().

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So many tips throughout that now answer a lot of my questions about why did the yarn twist when working cables and is the direction important/5. Spinners book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

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The book works better for hunt-and-peck readers as opposed to those reading from cover to cover because some of the information is repetitious, but that repetition may be necessary to counterbalance years of incorrect, inaccurate, or purposely hateful misinformation.

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His wife was kind and generous, and would secretly do good for those whom her husband wronged. Until now. `The Spinner's Book of Yarn Designs` is a step-by-step guide to creating 70 distinctive yarns, from classics such as mohair boucle to novelty features like supercoils.

Lush, full-colour photographs illustrate the process of turning fleece into yarn, reveal the architecture of each yarn, and demonstrate exactly how to manipulate and. Well, the third book in her trilogy is out now.

Let’s explore the mysterious and magical tale that is The Night Spinner Deep within Tanglefern Forest, Moll and her wildcat, Gryff, are waiting for a sign from the old magic before they continue their quest to find the last Amulet of Truth and save the world from the Shadowmasks’ terrible.

About this Item: G. Putnam's Sons, New York, London, Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. First Edition, Later Printing, book is very good with no jacket if made, book is clean with tight unmarked pages, book has violet ribbed cloth covered boards with gilt lettering, bushes and a spider web on the front cover, gilt lettering on the spine, gold top pages, each page.

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Everything is covered to enable you to spin the yarn you want and to help you understand what yarn will be best for your intended project.The Spinners were a folk group from Liverpool, England, that formed in September They variously had four albums in the UK Albums Chart between September and April One of them, Spinners Live Performance (), spent three months in the listing and peaked at No.

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