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For spinners and weavers alike! Get in-depth information on fiber properties and color choices, as well as beautifully photographed samples.
Spin to Weave is not simply a how-to-spin book, but a how-to-spin-exactly-what-you-want book. Weavers who spin their own yarns have the ability to choose fiber type, method of twist insertion (woolen, worsted), twist amount and/or direction, finishing methods, and grist.
Author Sara Lamb focuses on the process of spinning for specific results, providing detailed instructions, a sampling of projects, variations, and a gallery of pieces by other spinners.
Sara takes the reader to the very source of woven fabric- introducing the thought processes and concepts related to choosing fibers and how to spin them with finished fabric in mind.
Sara Lamb is a longtime hand spinner, weaver and dyer, with over 30 years of experience working with handspun yarns. The author of Woven Treasures, Sara has also published in Handwoven, Spin-Off, Weaver’s Magazine, Shuttle Spindle and Dyepot. She has been the keynote speaker for several conferences, and continues to be in demand as a workshop instructor and speaker. Her work has been accepted in juried shows, and won awardsincluding the coveted HGA award, twicein shows across the country.
Sara weaves and teaches fabric weaving, yarn and fiber dyeing, and spinning silk in Northern California (where her studio is located) and throughout the world at fiber conferences. Her work can be seen at saralamb.com and she blogs at saralamb.blogspot.com.