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Beginning and veteran knitters alike can learn how to produce homemade self-patterning yarns with this easy, step-by-step guide. Instructions are provided for choosing materials and equipment, skeining and preparing yarn, and painting and dyeing the yarn--all with materials that are found in most grocery and craft stores. Twenty-five quick projects, each presented with dyeing and knitting instructions, will help develop the reader's technique and produce exciting, colorful garments, including gloves, mittens, scarves, and even a summer shell. Guidelines for modifying projects, tips on embellishing, and ideas for leftover yarn are also included.
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Kathleen Taylor is a freelance knitwear designer. She is the author of Knit One, Felt Too. She lives in Redfield, South Dakota.
"Like a telephone conversation between friends discussing how to accomplish dyeing self-patterning yarns." —Shuttle Spindle & Dyepot
"Unlocks the secrets of self-patterning yarn and teaches you how to do it yourself. Really." —Knitty.com
"Explains the mystery behind self-patterning sock yarns, including how you can re-create those patterns yourself at home." —Knitters Review
"Even if you don't want to dye your own yarn, you can use this book for its great pattern ideas . . . Great book!" —Knitting News
"The colors obtained are richer, with more clarity than many commercial self-patterning yarns . . . providing unusual and lovely colour effects." —KnitNet
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