Ashford Book of Carding - Jo Reeve
Ashford Book of Carding - Jo Reeve

Ashford Book of Carding - Jo Reeve

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Revised Edition By Jo Reeve

This popular, practical and inspirational guide to carding, fleece, slivers, and exotic fibres has been revised and expanded to include sections on the blending board and creating self-striping yarn. Written for the hand spinner and felter and everyone who loves fibre, there are sections on using the flick, hand and drum carders and the blending board. There are detailed explanations of colour and fibre blending and colour theory. Step-by-step instructions and full colour photographs will open a world of colour and texture.

1. Introduction
2. What is Carding
3. Ashford carding tools
4. Fibre Properties
5. Flick Carding
6. Hand Carding
7. Blending Board
8. Drum Carding
9. Fibre blending
10. Colour blending
11. Wild carding
12. Colour theory
13. Primary Colours
14. Secondary Colours
15. Tertiary Colours
16. Complementary Colours
17. Analogous Colours
18. Colour Variations
19. Making a colour gradation
20. Projects

Author: Jo Reeve

108 pages