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Contemporary Weaving Patterns - FEBRUARY SALEContemporary Weaving Patterns - FEBRUARY SALE
by Margo Selby
weaving with colour and texture: a unique guide to over 150 exceptional patterns. This books acts as a starting point for beginner weavers looking for ideas and inspiration on what to weave as well as being a dependable look-it-up directory for experienced weavers.
The focus throughout is on mixing colour and yarn types to give your woven fabrics a contemporary twist, creating textiles rich with colour and texture.
The books contains techniques which can be recreated on 4 and 8 shaft looms as well as some complex ideas for advanced weavers. Beginners can follow the set-up diagrams and lifting patterns to have a go at the ideas contained in the directory. Fabric samples are shown in colour in close-up so you can really see the detail.
Paperback 144 pages usually £16.99
 


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Crochet So Lovely - NEW
by Kirstin Omdahl
21 carefree crocheted lace designs including designs which play with gauge, all-over lace designs, keeping lace as a focal point, and working motifs as well as broomstick lace, Tunisian crochet and Bruges lace.
Designs include shawls and cowls, sweaters ande cardigans and tunics. Show off your shaping techniques with fitted garments and even a crochet-felted handbag.
Paperback 136 pages 


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Knitted Animal Scarves, Mitts and SocksKnitted Animal Scarves, Mitts and Socks
by Fiona Goble
Everyone loves animals, and now you can add them to your wardrobe with this fun and fluffy collection of animal scarves, mitts, and socks to knit. Whether you like the bright colours of tropical frogs and fish, or you prefer the cuddly softness of a koala or a rabbit, you will find your favourite creature here. 'Furry Friends' include a fox scarf and mitts, and a marmalade kitten scarf. In 'Country Creatures' you'll find scarves in the shape of a duckling, a lamb and a pig, as well as hedgehog mitts. 'Water Lovers' include a shark scarf complete with fin, and a pair of penguin socks, while 'Wild Animals' range from an elephant scarf to a zebra cowl and snake socks. There are loads of scarves for small kids, big kids, and young adults, plus a cute collection of socks in the form of cats, owls, mice and more. Cowls and mittens, and some hat/scarf combinations, complete the set. With simple stitches, full instructions for making-up, and clear photographs to illustrate the all-important details, you can pick up your needles and knit a menagerie in no time.
Paperback 128 pages 


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Modern Natural Dyer - FEBRUARY SALE
by Kristine Vejar
Thousands of natural materials can produce glorious colour: the cochineal insect produces pink, maroon and purple, and more than 500 species of plants produce colours from soft yellow to indigo blue. Now, in The Modern Natural Dyer, expert Kristine Vejar shares the most user-friendly techniques for dyeing at home with foraged and garden-raised dyestuffs as well as with natural dye extracts. Demystifying the magic, she explains in straightforward, easy-to-follow detail how to produce consistent, long-lasting colour. With stunning photography of the dyes themselves, the dyeing process, and 20 projects for home and wardrobe, The Modern Natural Dyer is a complete resource for aspiring and experienced dye artisans.

- the most user-friendly techniques for dyeing at home
- explained in straightforward, easy-to-follow detail how to produce consistent, long-lasting colour
- Includes 20 projects for home and wardrobe
Hardback 192 pages
Usually £18.99
 


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Practical Spinner's Guide to Rare Luxury Fibres NEWPractical Spinner's Guide to Rare Luxury Fibres NEW
by Judith MacKenzie
From angora to bison, camel to cashmere, there's a whole world of rare luxury fibres just waiting to be spun.
This book covers a host of fibres giving historical information about them, how they are used today and charateristics of each. The author also looks at spinning techniques, knitting and weaving them and dyeing them once spun.
Paperback 144 pages 


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Rustic Modern Crochet - NEW
by Yumiko Alexander
18 crochet designs inspired by nature with a dash of urban cool. The simple, elegant designs for gloves and hats, shawls, capes and tops highlight eye-catching designs and silhouettes.
Paperback 112 pages 


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3 Skeins or Less - NEW3 Skeins or Less - NEW
by Tanis Gray
Fresh knitted accessories is a collection of fun knitted projects all in 3 skeins or less. 25 accessories including shawls, socks, hats and berets, mittens and cowls, plus a tank top, cropped sweater and camisole.
A variety of designers have collaborated to give you this useful book full of practical designs.
Paperback 144 pages 


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Worldwide Colours of Felt - FEBRUARY SALE
complied by Ellen Bakker
The theme in this new edition of Textile-link is "colour", which is apparent from the title.
Extraordinary about this latest book is the division into ten different colour chapters. Each chapter starts with a personal story in which an artist explains about her favourite colour. Over 500 participants display their work in the chapters purple, pink, red, orange, yellow, green, turquoise, blue, black-white-grey and natural/unpainted.

This extraordinary book project contains utensils, jewels, hats, shoes, slippers, toys, figures, tapestries... too many to sum up. Over 800 images are accompanied by portrait photographs of the artists and their web address or social media link.
Hardback 168 pages Usually £25 


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Woven to Wear - NEWWoven to Wear - NEW
by Marilyn Murphy
More than just patterns - discover 17 designs and plenty of ideas for unique fabric and garments you'll want to wear again and again. Not only how to weave scarves, wraps and more, but advice for designing garments, cutting and sewing, adding edges and closures and combining woven fabrics with other techniques.
Paperback 144 pages
 


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