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  • Paperback: 128 pages
  • Publisher: A & C Black Publishers Ltd (12 Jun. 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0713669551
  • ISBN-13: 978-0713669558
  • Product Dimensions: 15.7 x 1.1 x 23.2 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,137,285 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Penny Walsh is a well-known textile artist who is on the Crafts Council approved list of artists. She frequently exhibits at the Chelsea Craft Fair and she teaches at Chelsea College of Art and Goldsmiths. She also runs workshops on various textile subjects.

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0 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Anne Stewart on 14 July 2009
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An informative, well written, well illustrated book I have learned a great deal about yarns which I don't use in knitting.
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By sweetleaf - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback
I thought there would be more information about all types of yarns, and more of the types on the market today. I'm a crocheter, but this book seemed more suited for spinners, not those working with the end product.

It's pretty interesting, but I wish it would have gone into more detail for those of us who use the yarn, not those who make it.
Fascinating read! 10 Mar. 2010
By M Stietenroth - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback
The book cover tells you that it is aimed at textile artists, spinners, and weavers, and it definitely is! As a spinner and crocheter when I bought it (and now a weaver) I find it a really thorough and interesting review of yarn and fabric structure and spinning techniques. Well researched and perhaps a bit scholarly.
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