The Weaver's Companion

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The Weaver's Companion

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with Tom Knisely

Join Tom Knisely in th e Weaver's Yarn Companion The choice of yarn can make or break a weaving project, making the weaving experience and the finished project either satisfying or disappointing. There are so many things to considerfibers, yarn construction and weight, sett, colors, and moreand so many questions. In this video, master weaver Tom Knisely answers all these questions and teaches you how to choose the perfect yarns for your projects. In this 111minute video workshop, you'll learn: The basics of yarn construction: worsted and woolen, plies, twist, and more How to choose yarn of the right fiber, weight, and type for your projects How to identify "mystery yarns" from your stash or a sale The best yarns for warp and weft How to choose the right sett and reed for your yarn How to design with spacedyed and variegated yarns Basic finishing techniques for your cloth Tom's expert teaching and instruction provides you with everything you need to know about yarn. You will be able to choose yarns with confidence as you strike out on your own weaving adventures.

ISBN-13: 9781620337455 

ISBN-10: 1620337452 

Publisher: Interweave Press 

Price: $34.99