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The Alden Amos Big Book of Handspinning

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Synopsis:

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.

About the Author

Alden Amos has been building spinning wheels for nearly 40 years and is the author of Spinning Wheel Primer and the coauthor of 101 Questions for Spinners. He lives in Jackson, California.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781883010881
Author:
Amos, Alden
Author:
Robson, Deborah
Author:
Interweave Press
Publisher:
Interweave Press
Location:
Loveland, CO
Subject:
Textile Arts
Subject:
Weaving
Subject:
Hand spinning.
Subject:
Textile Arts - General
Subject:
Crafts-Textiles
Subject:
Crafts-Weaving and Spinning
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series Volume:
no. 01-1232-1
Publication Date:
20010531
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
480
Dimensions:
9 x 7 in 36 oz

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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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