Rediscover wool with this issue of Handwoven.
Learn all about the diverse properties and weaving possibilities of
“varietal” wools such as Jacob, Columbia, and Karakul. Learn
how to pick the best wool for your project using Robin Lynde’s
“Weaver’s Guide to Wool.”
Keep warm with Beverly Jones alpaca Scarf Designed with the Guy in Mind,
Suzie Liles Imperial Ruana, Yvonne Stahl’s Hebridean Cardigan, and Linda
Williams Versatile Cape in shadow weave.
Also included are projects made from wool blends suitable for any
season including Sarah H. Jackson’s elegant Illusions Vest and Kate
Lange-McKibben’s huck lace Serenity Shawls. Decorate your house and keep your
feet warm with rugs by Tom Knisely and Rebecca Fox.
Dive into the design possibilities of wool with Cei Lamberts almost-felted
Fall Colors Craft Satchel, Tien Chiu’s show-stopping Celtic Braid Cape woven on
either fifteen or seven shafts, and a brand-new swatch collection from Sharon
Also in this issue Tien Chiu gives a new view on Complex Weavers and
a straightforward explanation of how to turn a draft, and Laura Fry
presents fulling in a nutshell.
Whether wool is a regular part of your weaving repertoire or you’re just
starting to weave with this magical fiber, the January/February 2013
Handwoven has what you’re looking for.