Create your dream yarn! Discover the pleasures of designing and building custom-made yarn by spinning it yourself, choosing everything from color to feel and gauge. Jillian Moreno leads you through every step of yarn construction, with detailed instructions and step-by-step photos showing you how to select the fiber you want (wool, cotton, silk, synthetic), establish a foundation, and spin a beautiful yarn with the structure, texture, and color pattern that you want. In addition to teaching you the techniques you need for success, Moreno also offers 12 delicious original patterns from prominent designers, each one showcasing hand-spun yarns. 

Book details

  • Price: $29.95
  • Other formats: Product
  • Size: 8.56 x 10.31
  • Pages: 240
  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9781612125213

Jillian Moreno


Jillian Moreno has been involved in craft publishing for more than 20 years. She worked at Interweave Press and has co-authored two books, Big Girl KnitsSee Bio

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  • Discover how to plan and build the ideal handspun yarn for each project.

  • Explore different fleeces and inventive ways of working with pre-dyed batts and braids.

  • In-depth instructions on drafting, plying, and finishing methods to ensure the perfect yarn.

  • Showcase your handspun yarn with 12 original patterns for socks, shawls, sweaters, and more.


by Jillian Moreno, Clara Parkes and Jacey Boggs

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