The Alden Amos big book of handspinning
Alden Amos shares his deep knowledge of wheel mechanics, spinning fibers, wheel construction, and yarn, as well as a wealth of spinning history and traditions. Every aspect of handspinning is explored, including dissolving lanolin, washing fleece, rotating wheel position, and choosing types of wool. Also discussed are various hand positions, which can result in everything from smooth, fine thread to funky, bulky yarn.
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Review: The Alden Amos Big Book of Handspinning: Being A Compendium of Information, Advice, and Opinions On the Noble Art & CraftUser Review - Elie - Goodreads
I enjoyed this book so much that I read every foot note and most of the glossary... I never, never read the glossary. But that's how interesting Aldon Amos is. Read full review
Review: The Alden Amos Big Book of Handspinning: Being A Compendium of Information, Advice, and Opinions On the Noble Art & CraftUser Review - Laura Brooks - Goodreads
I have taken a spinning class, and done a LOT of thinking about what my first (and last, please) wheel should be like. He walks you through Every Step, anticipating problems and questions, and then he ... Read full review
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