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Spinning Silk Premium Digital Collection Kit

Learn how to spin silk with this kit that features many resources for growing, spinning, and knitting with silk plus a silk knitting pattern.
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Spinning Silk Premium Digital Collection: Silk Spinning Instruction
 

Spinning silk has never been easier!

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Discover all the resources you need to learn how to spin silk. This digital kit features a workshop video, a comprehensive eBook, two digital issues of Spin-Off magazine, and a knitting pattern from Sara Lamb. Create luscious silk yarn that you will love to knit, crochet, or weave with.

 

This kit includes:

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Spinning Silk Premium Digital Collection: Silk Spinning Instruction  

Spinning Silk: Sensuous, Successful, Yarns from Luxurious Silk

Sara Lamb

Workshop Video

 

In this two hour workshop you’ll learn how to:

  • Spin all types and preparations of silk.
  • Draft even the slickest silks easily.
  • Spin enough fine yarn for a project without strain or fatigue.
  • Ply and finish yarns for maximum luster and durability.
  • Choose the right silk for your project (and avoid problem fiber).
  • Spin silk blends with success.
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Spin-Off Presents: All About Silk

eBook

 

Gathered in this eBook are the absolute best articles on silk from the last thirty-five years of Spin-Off magazine.

 

With this eBook, you’ll:

  • Discover all the different species of wild silk moths from around the world
  • Learn the stages of a silk moth’s life, from egg to moth
  • See what it takes to grow your own silk
  • Gain the knowledge to spin from pure silk hankies, tops or bricks as well as silk wool blends
  • Learn how to dye your own silk into radiant and vivid colors
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Spinning Silk Premium Digital Collection: Silk Spinning Instruction  

Spin-Off Winter 1999

Digital Edition Magazine

 

With Wild Silks Part One you will discover wild silks of the world, from China and Japan to Mexico to Africa and India. Then take your silk knowledge to crochet silk cords.

 

Other highlights in this issue:

Rita Buchanan explains the art of combing wool. Nancy Oakes designed a bulky-weight sweater that’s perfect for beginning spinners. Spin and knit a delicate Spanish Moss & Southern “Belles” silk lace blouse and scarf. Deborah Pulliam covers the fiber basics of Cotswold. Make simple distaffs you can wear as bracelets.

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Spinning Silk Premium Digital Collection: Silk Spinning Instruction  

Spin-Off Spring 2000

Digital Edition Magazine

 

Enjoy the Wild Silks Part Two feature, which covers the wonders of wild silk and explores wild silk from the jungles of India.

 

Other highlights in this issue:

Get ideas for a spinner’s notebook like Cynthia Bush’s. Rita Buchanan answers your questions about crocheting with handspun.Amy Clarke shares the results of the Save the Sheep Project. Discover the joys of indigo dying. First, learn how to put indigo to sleep with a Japanese indigo farmer. Read an article about Nigerian indigo dying techniques visiting New Mexico. Bobbie Irwin shares her research into large-scale natural dyes.

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Flame Scarf

Originally published in SpinKnit Winter 2011

Sara Lamb

Knitting Pattern

 

Create this fun little accessory from 100% Bombyx silk top. The motifs in this lace shawl are inspired by the shapes and colors of fire, perfect for painting. The flame motifs grow larger towards the hem, and the three-quarter shape fits perfectly around the shoulders.  

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SKU: U8621

Format: Kit

SKU: U8621

Format: Kit

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