Knitting With Dog Hair: Better A Sweater From A Dog You Know and Love Than From A Sheep You'll Never Meet
Learn to recycle Rover into beautiful garments and accessories as the authors teach you this wacky new spin on an old craft. Knitting with Dog Hair is the definitive guide to putting on the dog!
In this tip-filled, easy-to-use book, the authors tell:
-How to make Afghan or a beret from your Beagle: you pet can yield yarn
-How to collect, clean, and store your pooch's fur
-How to modify your patterns to accommodate pet-spun yarn
-How to find experienced pet hair spinners, a guide to resources and suppliers
From mittens from a Malamute to caps from a Collie, this illustrated guide is the creative answer to that vexing shedding problem. This fetching book is certain to be this year's best in show!
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
WHY A DOG?
COLLECTING THE RAW MATERIAL
PREPARING THE FUZZ FOR SPINNING
SPINNING THE YARN
FINISHING THE YARN
DYEING YOUR PET YARN
MAKING THINGS FROM YOUR PET YARN
Other editions - View all
aCTOSS amid longer fibers angora angora rabbit armhole Bind blendable blended with longer bobbin breed carding cat hair Chow Chow clippings coat colors craft dec 1 st dense undercoat dog fibers dog hair dog yarn dog's drop spindle Experienced pet hair Experienced spinner fuzz garment gauge Golden Retriever Griffon groomer grooming guard hairs harvest Jerie K2tog Keeshond knit Komondor larger needles lazy kate left hand left-hand carder Lisa Clayton Louet lovely mittens neck ning Old English Sheepdog ounces outercoat owner P.O. Box P1 ribbing pattern pet fibers pet hair spinner pet yarn petspun Photo courtesy Plying Poodle Purl Pyrenees repeat rolag Rouſ Samoyed scarf seam shedding sheep Sheepdog short-haired silky skeins smaller needles soft undercoat softer spinnable spinner will spin spinning wheel spun yarn st st stitches per inch stockinette stitch store-bought yarn sts evenly sweater Terrier thick treadle twist undercoat weaving wiry wool