Ashford Book of Carding
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