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The Alden Amos Big Book of Handspinning

The Alden Amos Big Book of Handspinning


 
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The Alden Amos Big Book of Handspinning
by Alden Amos
Have you ever wanted to get into spinning, learn how to prepare and spin flax, improve your spinning technique, build an heirloom spinning wheel from detailed plans, make ginger beer, know that the yarn you are making will work for what you intend it? This standard textbook of fiber will surely answer your questions. It belongs on every spinner's bookshelf.  The ginger beer will be most refreshing after an afternoon of wool combing.
Even if you are not a spinner, this book is very worthwhile just for its exhaustive information about yarn.
Details
  • Hardbound, 495pp.
    Topics include:
    • Spinning history & basics of yarn
    • Fibers & their preparation
    • Tools, wheels and everything about them, including construction plans
    • Measurements and handling of yarn
    • Spinning for specific projects
    • Yarn processing
    • Plying
    • Recipes, tips, charts, calculations and miscellany

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