As I am getting back in the groove with my spinning, I couldn't resist picking up Intertwined by Lexi Boeger when I saw it on the new arrivals shelf at the library. Like many of you, I followed Lexi's blog for ages and admired the wild and sometimes outrageous yarns she made, but thought it was something I a) couldn't do myself and b) even if I could do it I would have no use for the yarn. This book changed all that.
First of all, the book has detailed instructions and tips for each kind of yarn it covers -- and there are a lot of different yarn styles. While I might not want to make yarn out of cassette tape (although this book will tell you how), I do want to learn how to make wrapped yearns and thread plied yarn and even thick and thin yarns. All covered.
The patterns are diverse -- hats, scarves, shoelaces and more -- and these projects are not only for knitters. Techniques used include weaving, felting, knitting, crochet and even sewing. And there are tons of great photos of yarns, techniques and finished goods.
If you are a spinner, or even just a yarn lover, I think you'll really enjoy this book!