All New Homespun Handknit: 25 Small Projects to Knit with Handspun Yarn
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.