Contents

ESSENTIALS

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Interweave Knit&Spin, Special Issue 2011

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Books for Spinners by Allison Judge
Spinning Terms Decoded by Maryanne Ladensack
Fibers to Spin by Amy Clarke Moore
Fiber Preparation: What are Roving, Top and
Sliver? by Abby Franquemont
Washing Wool by Robin Russo

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Earflap Hat by Robin Russo
Camel and Polwarth Hat by Carol Huebscher
Rhoades
Week-and-a-Day Beret by Susan Z. Douglas
Handspun Gallery of Three-Rib Berets
by Jacqueline Fee

Socks (page 84)
The Spindle (page 18)
Spindle Spinning by Maggie Casey
High Whorl, Low Whorl by Abby Franquemont

HOW-TO

The Wheel (page 26)

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Spinning on a Wheel by Maggie Casey
Getting Acquainted with the Wheel
by Maggie Casey
How to Choose Your First Wheel by Rudy Amann

Making the yarn (page 38)

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Seven Drafting Techniques by Jeannine Bakriges
The Art of Plying by Judith MacKenzie
Why Z and S? by Amelia Garripoli
How Much Yarn is Enough? by Rita Buchanan
Finding Balance by Rita Buchanan

U S E YO U R YA R N

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Annukka Socks by Kristi Schueler
My Knitting Takes a Spin by Ann Budd
Funky Faroese Socks by Jeannine Bakriges
Maine Island Eyelet Socks by Gemma Huntress
Spinning Perfect Sock Yarn by Judith MacKenzie
Darn It! by Rita Buchanan

Scarves (page 100)

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A Study in Zig by Amy Tyler
Undulating Scarf by Adriana Schoenberg
An Elegant Little Scarf by Anne Campbell
Andean Elegance: A Paco-Vicuña Scarf
by Kaye D. Collins
Merino Scarf by Susan Crawford
Twisted Scarves by Sigrid Carey

Sweaters (page 114)
U S E YO U R YA R N

Mitts (page 56)

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Fleeced-Lined Mittens by Rita Buchanan
Black Welsh Mountain Cuffs by Carol Huebscher
Rhoades
Lace-Cuff Mohair Mittens by Carol Huebscher
Rhoades
Sideways Garter-Stitch Gloves by Hildy Danforth
Clun Forest Mittens (and Hat) by Carol Huebscher
Rhoades

Hats (page 68)

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Horseshoe Cap by Janet Wray

On the cover: Fleeced-Lined Mittens by Rita Buchanan, page 58.

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Coiled Sweaters by Dustin Wedekind
The Cloisters Sweater by Sarah Swett
Mitered-Square Top by Charlene Abrams
Coopworth Vest by Mary Spanos

For the kids (page 130)

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Baby Bunny Sweaters by Linda Loeffelholz
Rainbow Sweater and Hat by Nancy Shroyer

Departments
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Editors’ Page
Abbreviations and
Glossary
Classified Ads
Advertisers’ Index

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Top Ten Reasons
for Owning a
Spinning Wheel by
Stephanie PearlMcPhee

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