Spin Dye StitchSpin Dye Stitch teaches readers the basics of making and using unique, beautiful handspun yarn. Starting with the most basic information, readers learn about the fibers and tools needed for hand spinning, including tips for making their own basic tools to get started without spending a lot of money. Next, simple, clear instructions show the reader how to make yarn by drop spindling and wheel spinning. Readers also learn to dye fibers before or after spinning using safe, easy-to-use dyes. Finally, several small projects introduce ways readers can use their handspun yarns, including knitting, weaving, embroidery and needle felting. There is a bonus gallery of handspun and dyed yarn from some of the foremost fiber artists working today that rounds out the book.About the AuthorJennifer Claydons passion for the fiber arts began at age six when she picked up her first pair of knitting needles. While she is currently focused on spinning and knitting, her diverse experiences in the fiber arts also include dyeing, weaving, quilting, felting, embroidery and embellishment, crochet and lace-making. Jennifer works as an editor for the Krause Publications craft team where she finds unending inspiration for her own work.