Editorial Calendar 2005
Techniques: Learn all about short draw, crochet colorful bead ropes, make coiled baskets with handspun. Fiber Focus: Black Welsh Mountain fleece with complete instructions for wrist warmers. Projects: Wrist warmers, Mountain Goat slippers, weave a linen-hemp shirt, Humpty Dumpty toy, make an easy-to-knit hat for everyone. Equipment: Use cookie cutters to make needlefelted shapes.
Techniques: Learn all about spindle spinning and try your hand at solar dyeing. Fiber Focus: Finnsheep Lambswool. Projects: An elegant granny-square crocheted vest, an African gourd instrument made with handspun netting, a Finnsheep lace scarf, half-mitts, needlefelt a fulled sweater jacket. Equipment: Learn how to to split ply to make wrist distaffs.
Techniques: Step-by-step instructions for dyeing with Lanaset. Fiber Focus: Bison! Projects: A thrums jacket made from loom leftovers; bags fringed with beads; reversible rainbow hats; a Bison scarf and an ombre silk scarf; and spin, knit, dye, and full a boiled-wool vest. Equipment: Learn all about spinning on a wheel.
Techniques: Making novelty yarns, weave on a weavette, natural-dye experiments. Fiber Focus: Llama and Babydoll Southdown sheep. Projects: An overshot table runner, felted lace scarf, warpweighted scarf made with novelty yarns, a needlefelted purse, Llama lace shrug. Equipment: Drafting for woolen and worsted-style yarns on a spindle.