From growing cotton and spinning yarn to making rugs and tying ornamental knots, these how-to books explain everything you need to know about dyeing and weaving.
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|The Joy of Handweaving |
by Osma Tod
The only book you'll need on the fundamentals of threads and weaves, plus numerous projects. Over 160 illustrations.
|Knots, Splices and Rope-Work: An Illustrated Handbook |
by A. Hyatt Verrill
This treasury of practical and ornamental knots ranges from easy half-hitches and bow-lines to intricate rope-work projects, such as rope buckles and cask slings. Detailed instructions accompany the 148 drawings.
|Craft of the Dyer: Colour from Plants and Lichens |
by Karen Leigh Casselman
Here is a complete guide to making your own dye from a wide variety of plants — acorn to zinnia. Covers dyeing procedures, mordants, preparing fibers, every step. List of suppliers. Bibliography.