The Alden Amos Big Book of Handspinning

The Alden Amos Big Book of Handspinning

[being A Compendium of Information, Advice, and Opinions on the Noble Art & Craft]

Book - 2001
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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.

Publisher: Loveland, CO : Interweave Press, c2001
ISBN: 9781883010881
Branch Call Number: 746.12 AMO 2001
Characteristics: 495 p. : ill
Additional Contributors: Gaustad, Stephanie
Alternative Title: Big book of handspinning


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