We are thrilled to announce that we have over 500 spinners signed up for Spinzilla! Thank you to everyone who signed up for a team!
This week, our guest blogging tour continues with Sarah Anderson, author of “The Spinner’s Book of Yarn Designs”. Sarah generously offered to blog about Twist and Singles for our Spinzilla fans. Her blog will appear on Stringtopia.net on September 25th, 2013. Here is a little snippet of what she’ll be covering:
Sarah Anderson’s blog post about “Twist and Singles” brings to you the concept of weaving (or knitting) with singles that have active twist. It covers a bit about twist and how to size your singles with xanthan gum to contain the twist before using the yarn.
Sarah’s new book, “The Spinner’s Book of Yarn Designs” is available here on Amazon and is getting some RAVE 5-star reviews!
“Discover the fun and satisfaction of spinning your own yarn! This step-by-step guide shows you how to create 80 distinctive yarns, from classics such as mohair boucle to novelty features like supercoils. Lush photographs illustrate the process of turning fleece into yarn, reveal the unique architecture of each yarn, and show exactly how to manipulate and combine fibers to get the results you want. With this must-have reference, you can create any yarn you desire.”