updated 8.1.12 congrats to dhallamek for winning this prize!
The unique beauty and texture associated with hand-spun yarn truly makes any knit or crochet creations that contain it even more special. Now, you can learn how to create your own collection of beautiful hand-spun yarn with this fantastic book, "Hand Spun: New Spins on Traditional Techniques" by Lexi Boeger.
Here is a snippet of the book description, courtesy of Quarry Books:
"Learn the basics of fiber prep, from washing raw fleece to carding techniques. Find out how to adapt basic spinning styles to create cutting-edge forms. Be inspired by a stunning gallery of hand-spun yarns that combine various techniques shown in the book. Get complete instructions for 20 fashion-forward, yet accessible, projects including chunky scarves, fabulous hats, a belt, a rug, boas and more."
Until Thursday, July 25th at 11:59 p.m. EST, you can win a copy of this fantastic book. To enter, please answer the following question as a comment below:
What is your favorite type of yarn to work with? Is it acrylic, wool, cotton or a blend? Let us know!