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A Weaver's Guide to Yarn (Schacht)

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By Liz Gipson

Written with the rigid-heddle weaver in mind (but widely applicable to all loom types), this book starts with selecting yarns, the biggest stumbling block for weavers, then dives into how to measure it, how it is made, and what it is made of. There are tips for buying yarn in all the ways you can find it.

In this guide you will find:

  • How to substitute one yarn for another
  • The secret to selecting the perfect sett
  • Color theory for weavers
  • A checklist for how to know which yarn to use for what purpose
  • Comprehensive fiber information
  • Yarn construction fundamentals
  • How to decode yarn information in a weaving pattern