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Spinning Alpaca, Llama, Camel and Paco-Vicuna

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Spinning Alpaca, Llama, Camel and Paco-Vicuna

Author: Chris Switzer

This book is for students, spinners and those interested in wool from llamas, alpacas, camels and paco-vicunas.  Filled with useful information, color photographs, informative diagrams and actual fiber samples.

Chris Switzer has been working with camelids since 1985 and was a columnist for Llamas Magazine for six years.

Subjects Covered

  • Fiber Identification
  • Fiber Description
  • Cleaning and Collecting
  • Washing Wool, Yarn or Projects
  • Storage of Wool
  • Micron Testing
  • Shearing
  • Preparation
  • Blending
  • Dyeing
  • Spinning
  • Scarves & Warp Design for Weaving
  • Marketing and Selling
  • Cusco Traditional Textile Center
  • Organizations, Magazines, Lab and Dyeing
  • Bibliography

Projects

  • Knit Child's Cap
  • Knit Baby Mittens
  • Knit Baby Bonnet
  • Knit Baby Booties
  • Crochet Scarf
  • Knit Scarf
  • Woven Scarf
  • Woven Shawl

Product Details

  • Softcover: 52 pages
  • Publisher: Chris Switzer (2014, 4th Edition)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0964266334
  • Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 11.0 x 0.125 inches
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Spinning Alpaca, Llama, Camel and Paco-Vicuna

Author: Chris Switzer

This book is for students, spinners and those interested in wool from llamas, alpacas, camels and paco-vicunas.  Filled with useful information, color photographs, informative diagrams and actual fiber samples.

Chris Switzer has been working with camelids since 1985 and was a columnist for Llamas Magazine for six years.

Subjects Covered

  • Fiber Identification
  • Fiber Description
  • Cleaning and Collecting
  • Washing Wool, Yarn or Projects
  • Storage of Wool
  • Micron Testing
  • Shearing
  • Preparation
  • Blending
  • Dyeing
  • Spinning
  • Scarves & Warp Design for Weaving
  • Marketing and Selling
  • Cusco Traditional Textile Center
  • Organizations, Magazines, Lab and Dyeing
  • Bibliography

Projects

  • Knit Child's Cap
  • Knit Baby Mittens
  • Knit Baby Bonnet
  • Knit Baby Booties
  • Crochet Scarf
  • Knit Scarf
  • Woven Scarf
  • Woven Shawl

Product Details

  • Softcover: 52 pages
  • Publisher: Chris Switzer (2014, 4th Edition)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0964266334
  • Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 11.0 x 0.125 inches