The knitter's book of yarn : the ultimate guide to choosing, using, and enjoying yarn / by Clara Parkes.

By: Parkes, Clara
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Potter Craft, c2007Edition: 1st edDescription: 255 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 24 cmISBN: 0307352161 :; 9780307352163 :Subject(s): Knitting | YarnDDC classification: 677/.028245 LOC classification: TT820 | .P28 2007
Contents:
1: Fiber foundations -- Protein fibers -- Cellulose fibers -- Cellulosic fibers -- Synthetic fibers -- 2: Making yarn -- Evaluating yarns up close -- Mills and microspinneries -- Farm yarns -- Fiber festivals -- Going organic -- Color in yarn -- The original spin -- The politics of pills -- 3: Ply me a river -- The single -- Two-ply yarns -- Three-ply yarns -- Four-ply and more -- Cables yarns -- Textured yarns -- Bouclé yarn -- Brushed yarn -- Chenille yarn -- The felt factor -- Putting it all together-- Care and feeding -- Knowing what you have: WPI -- CYCA numbers explained -- Abbreviations and techniques.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 242) and index.

1: Fiber foundations -- Protein fibers -- Cellulose fibers -- Cellulosic fibers -- Synthetic fibers -- 2: Making yarn -- Evaluating yarns up close -- Mills and microspinneries -- Farm yarns -- Fiber festivals -- Going organic -- Color in yarn -- The original spin -- The politics of pills -- 3: Ply me a river -- The single -- Two-ply yarns -- Three-ply yarns -- Four-ply and more -- Cables yarns -- Textured yarns -- Bouclé yarn -- Brushed yarn -- Chenille yarn -- The felt factor -- Putting it all together-- Care and feeding -- Knowing what you have: WPI -- CYCA numbers explained -- Abbreviations and techniques.

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