The Fleece & Fiber Sourcebook

More Than 200 Fibers, from Animal to Spun Yarn
Author: Carol Ekarius,Deborah Robson
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 1603427643
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 448
View: 6061
This one-of-a-kind encyclopedia shines a spotlight on more than 200 animals and their wondrous fleece. Profiling a worldwide array of fiber-producers that includes northern Africa’s dromedary camel, the Navajo churro, and the Tasmanian merino, Carol Ekarius and Deborah Robson include photographs of each animal’s fleece at every stage of the handcrafting process, from raw to cleaned, spun, and woven. The Fleece & Fiber Sourcebook is an artist’s handbook, travel guide, and spinning enthusiast’s ultimate reference source all in one.

150 Strickmuster aus Skandinavien

Klassische Jacquardmuster mit Strickproben, Zählmustern und alternativen Farbstellungen
Author: Mary Jane Mucklestone
Publisher: Stiebner Verlag GmbH
ISBN: 3830709617
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 160
View: 7426
Struktur und Klarheit mit viel Charme zeichnet skandinavisches Design aus – genau das prägt auch die dortige Mode, die derzeit in ganz Europa Einzug hält und auch uns mit ihrem starken Charakter begeistert: Mit diesem Buch können Sie diesen Trend nun ganz leicht in eigenen Maschen einfangen. Autorin Mary Jane Mucklestone hält hierfür 150 Strickmuster aus Skandinavien zum Nachstricken bereit, die sie mit Strickproben, Zählmustern und alternativen Farbkombinationen bestückt präsentiert. Auch Strickneulinge sind mit diesem Band bestens beraten, denn über die vier enthaltenen Einsteigermodelle wagen sie sich sicherlich schnell an kompliziertere Umsetzungen heran.

The Spinner's Book of Fleece

A Breed-by-Breed Guide to Choosing and Spinning the Perfect Fiber for Every Purpose
Author: Beth Smith
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 1603428755
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 256
View: 7899
The characteristics of fleece — its structure, grease content, and fiber diameter — vary widely depending on the breed of sheep the fleece comes from. In this comprehensive guide, Beth Smith profiles 21 types of fleece, from bouncy and pliant to lacy and lightweight. A sheep-by-sheep reference describes the best way to wash and spin each fleece into rich, soft yarn. You’ll soon be confidently choosing the right fleece, spinning it to perfection, and enjoying the perfect yarn for your next fiber creation.

Yarn Works

How to Spin, Dye, and Knit Your Own Yarn
Author: W. J. Johnson
Publisher: Creative Publishing international
ISBN: 1610589289
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 192
View: 3548
DIVYarn Works is the ultimate sheep to sweater reference book for fiber enthusiasts everywhere. Have you ever wondered what the best spin method is for a chunky yarn? Or how to dye fiber to the color you want? Or perhaps your yarn isn’t holding its shape when you knit… This how-to book answers all of those questions and more in a detailed, behind-the-science manner. The better you understand the science behind the subject, the better you’ll be at applying your creative inspiration to spinning, dyeing, and knitting your own yarn./divDIV /divDIVThis book is divided into four main sections—Fiber Workshop, Spin Workshop, Dye Workshop, and Knit Workshop—and includes a brief history on each subject. Each short, informational workshop takes you through the essential learning activities for spinning, dyeing, and knitting, giving you the hands-on experience you’ll need to master the subject./divDIV /divDIVFollow yarn from its fiber beginnings, through the process of spinning, to dyeing the spun yarn with natural and synthetic dyes, and finally finish off by using your new yarn in fun projects./divDIV /divDIVWhether you’re a knitter interested in learning to spin and dye your own yarn; or a current spinner or dyer looking for inspiration, you’ll find everything you need to know about the subject of yarn in this book, along with some great exercises to get your creative juices flowing./divDIV /div


A Knitter's Guide to Spinning: Building Exactly the Yarn You Want
Author: Jillian Moreno
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 1612125220
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 256
View: 5585
Create your dream yarn! Discover the pleasures of designing and building custom-made yarn by spinning it yourself, choosing everything from color to feel and gauge. Jillian Moreno leads you through every step of yarn construction, with detailed instructions and step-by-step photos showing you how to select the fiber you want (wool, cotton, silk, synthetic), establish a foundation, and spin a beautiful yarn with the structure, texture, and color pattern that you want. In addition to teaching you the techniques you need for success, Moreno also offers 12 delicious original patterns from prominent designers, each one showcasing hand-spun yarns.

Spinnen - Leicht gemacht

Das umfassende Praxisbuch
Author: Brenda Gibson
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783702013660
Page: 144
View: 479

Effektgarne spinnen

80 Techniken für außergewöhnliche Garne
Author: Sarah Anderson
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783702017019
Page: 259
View: 8852


Haltung, Zucht, Erkrankungen
Author: Matthias Gauly,Jane Vaughan,Christopher Cebra
Publisher: Georg Thieme Verlag
ISBN: 3830412711
Category: Medical
Page: 184
View: 1835
Das Fachbuch für Tierärzte, Halter und Züchter. Lama, Alpaka und Co. sind auch hierzulande beliebte Haustiere. Doch was tun, wenn das Lama lahmt? Oder das Alpaka nicht tragend wird? Mit der Neuauflage des bewährten Fachbuchs bringt Sie das internationale Autorenteam auf den aktuellen Stand zu allen praxisrelevanten Themen, u. a.: - Welche Haltungsformen sind empfehlenswert? - Wie füttert man bedarfsgerecht? - Welche Besonderheiten gibt es bei Fortpflanzung, Trächtigkeit und Geburt? - Wie kastriert man einen Hengst? - Welche Erkrankungen gibt es, wie werden sie diagnostiziert und welche Medikamente sind geeignet? - Wie beeinflusst man die Qualität von Wolle oder Fleisch? Das Fachbuch zum Thema Neuweltkameliden.

Strickmuster für Dummies

Author: Kristi Porter
Publisher: VCH
ISBN: 9783527706792
Category: Knitting
Page: 319
View: 1095
Industrial Strength Empirical Modeling clearly explains the mainprinciples of the different machine learning approaches and offersa methodology of how to integrate these techniques for successfulreal world implementation. It covers the conceptualfoundations of selected machine learning approaches liketraditional neural networks, analytical neural networks, supportvector machines, and particle swarm optimizers at a moderatetheoretical depth. Once this foundation is established it provides a frameworkfor successful industrial application of these soft computingtechniques including issues of data integrity, sensitivityanalysis, model deployment and maintenance, value assessment, andempirical modeling project management. Likewise, early in thebook, simple examples illustrate the fundamental concepts;later, case studies are introduced to better addressthe complex nature of real–worldapplications. Throughout the text, the authors provide "mindmaps" to help readers visualize and consolidate concepts.

The Handmade Carpet

A Comprehensive Guide to Contemporary Rugs
Author: Fritz Langauer,Ernst Swietly
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781898113645
Page: 320
View: 1983
-For the first time, a lavishly illustrated book shows how traditional handmade rugs and carpets have become vehicles for contemporary trends and used in interior design and home decoration -The authors' work in journalism and rug production over the last fifty years equips them with the experiences of the travel writer and the specialist knowledge of leaders in the global rug market -The developments in the weaving industry in India, Iran, Turkey, China, Turkmenistan, Morocco, Pakistan and Afghanistan are reviewed as well as the historical and cultural context for change in a book that shines a light on the contemporary rug market in the 21st century The handmade rug industry has gone through a revolution in the last twenty-five years, and no one is better placed to explain how and why than Fritz Langauer and Ernst Swietly, who have been buying, making, collecting and writing about rugs for over fifty years. Rugs are now being made in colors and designs unimagined just a few decades ago. This new book is the only title available that shows how carpet making has changed in all traditional rug making nations as well as demonstrating through images of rugs in interior settings how the style and use of rugs has changed. Carpets carry many unspoken narratives about peoples and places - this new book reveals some of these for the first time thanks to the first-hand experience of the authors in the souks and bazars of the Middle East. Text in German.

Enzyklopädie Textilveredlung

Author: Hans-Karl Rouette
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783871509575
Page: 551
View: 7002

Grundriss Der Allgemeinen Volkswirtschaftslehre;

Author: Gustav Von Schmoller
Publisher: Wentworth Press
ISBN: 9780270471625
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 610
View: 5293
This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.

Zeichen & Symbole

Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783831091072
Page: 127
View: 7199
Neuauflage des sehr gut illustrierten kompakten Überblicks über Symbole aus allen Kulturkreisen und Zeiten.

Die Textilfasern

Ihre physikalischen, chemischen und mikroskopischen Eigenschaften
Author: J.Merritt Matthews,Walter Anderau,H.E. Fierz-David
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 3642910777
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: N.A
View: 3110
Dieser Buchtitel ist Teil des Digitalisierungsprojekts Springer Book Archives mit Publikationen, die seit den Anfängen des Verlags von 1842 erschienen sind. Der Verlag stellt mit diesem Archiv Quellen für die historische wie auch die disziplingeschichtliche Forschung zur Verfügung, die jeweils im historischen Kontext betrachtet werden müssen. Dieser Titel erschien in der Zeit vor 1945 und wird daher in seiner zeittypischen politisch-ideologischen Ausrichtung vom Verlag nicht beworben.

Lamas und Alpakas in der pädagogischen Förderung von Kindern und Jugendlichen

Author: Cosima Boyle
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783497025251
Page: 122
View: 2381