Learn To Spin With Anne Field: Spinning Basics

November 11, 2011|
Learn To Spin With Anne Field: Spinning Basics by Anne Field
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An invaluable resource for the novice spinner, from internationally acclaimed spinner and weaver, the late Anne Field.

With easy-to-follow, step-by-step directions, Anne guides the beginner to the art of spinning through all they need to know to get started. She explains the spinning process and a variety of techniques, including preparation of fleeces, worsted and woolen spinning methods, plying, adjusting tension, treadling, skeining, drafting and blending—plus, tips, tricks, and helpful advice about spinning wheels and how they work.

Inside, you''ll find:

  • Discussions of a wide range of fibers suitable for spinning—wool, alpaca, silk, mohair, cotton, angora, synthetic and blended fibers—with details on the characteristics of each fiber and best spinning methods to use
  • Easy, straightforward crafting projects designed to make use of your newly spun yarns, with complete instructions
  • Highly-illustrated directions with full-color high-quality photographs that bring the details to life
Anne Field is a spinner and weaver with nearly 50 years of experience. She is the author of The Ashford Book of Spinning, The Ashford Book of Weaving, Collapse Weave, Dévoré, The Four-Shaft Table Loom, Spinning Wool: Beyond the Basics, and Weaving with the Rigid Heddle Loom. She teaches regularly in New Zealand, Australia, Ca...
Title:Learn To Spin With Anne Field: Spinning Basics
Product dimensions:224 pages, 9.75 X 7.38 X 0.6 in
Shipping dimensions:224 pages, 9.75 X 7.38 X 0.6 in
Published:November 11, 2011
Publisher:Trafalgar Square Books
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781570764929

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