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By Cynthia Gravelle Lecount, Loren McIntyre

Потрясающая книга - первое подробное исследование вязальных традиций Перу и Боливии. Здесь вы найдете несколько необычных методов вязания на спицах, схемы более чем для a hundred этнических жаккардов и подробные инструкции к 10 проектам (кошельки, леггинсы, головные уборы).

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Gently push t h e (hair coloring bottles f r o m a b e a u t y s u p ­ roving under the water and leave it t o soak until it ply shop are ideal) f o r each dye color absorbs as much water as possible. Be careful n o t • One 2 - 3 gallon s t o c k p o t w i t h a lid t h a t to agitate t h e roving or you may end up felting it. will f i t u p r i g h t o n t h e b o t t o m rack o f While t h e roving is soaking, cover your workspace your dishwasher w i t h newspaper (the more, t h e better), then cover • A metal colander or steamer insert t h a t the newspaper w i t h plastic wrap, overlapping t h e fits inside t h e p o t e d g e s - m o r e overlaps will ensure less leaking in t h e • Plastic w r a p dyepot, so be generous.

That's all there is to it! If you break the fiber, you will repeat the "hot dog" pinching process to make another join, repeat­ ing the instructions above until the new fiber has joined on to the yarn still connected to the spindle. If you feel the spindle is going too quickly, or that you are not in control of the fiber, don't hesitate to step on the "brake" by putting the spindle shaft between your knees. Hold it still while you adjust your fiber or hands. As you become more skilled, you'll notice that standing up while spindling means you can spin l o n ­ ger w i t h o u t having to wind on.

O knU Wrap the previously drafted fiber around the wrist of your nondominant hand, leaving about 12 inches loose and hanging between the forefinger and thumb. Pinch the fiber around the top of the leader to hold it in place as you begin to spin the spindle. As the spindle begins to twist the fiber around the leader, gently pull new fiber down f r o m above, a little at a time. Concentrate on pulling it out evenly, although it will probably be a little lumpy at first. When the spindle slows, give it another flick w i t h your hand to set it spinning in the same direction again.

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