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  • Paperback: 112 pages
  • Publisher: Interweave Press; Spi edition (Oct. 15 2001)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1883010799
  • ISBN-13: 978-1883010799
  • Product Dimensions: 17.9 x 14.1 x 2.2 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 322 g
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #386,273 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)


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If you've just learned to spin, this book will enhance your library. It is very clear and complete. It explains all those terms that get thrown around.... Grist, twist, ratio... This book will help you keep it all straight.
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I had enough money to buy one book and picked this one over the Amos Big Book of Handspinning. Its compact size is perfect for keeping in my workbasket, it is also a perfect size for "going on the road." The information is clearly presented and valuable. And...it lacks the demeaning comments of the Amos book, for those spinners that use double tredle.
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By Becky S Kobish on Nov. 19 2001
Format: Paperback
this book is packed full of all the little things you know, but can't quite remember when you need to.. Great tips and advice fo new spinners, and all the stuff experienced spinners sometimes need to be reminded of. All information from starting with a wheel or spindle to how to make boucle yarns! Highly recommended for everyone.
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43 of 43 people found the following review helpful
Must Have! Nov. 19 2001
By Becky S Kobish - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback
this book is packed full of all the little things you know, but can't quite remember when you need to.. Great tips and advice fo new spinners, and all the stuff experienced spinners sometimes need to be reminded of. All information from starting with a wheel or spindle to how to make boucle yarns! Highly recommended for everyone.
43 of 45 people found the following review helpful
Don't Spin Without It Dec 10 2001
By Elizabeth A. Harac - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback
I had enough money to buy one book and picked this one over the Amos Big Book of Handspinning. Its compact size is perfect for keeping in my workbasket, it is also a perfect size for "going on the road." The information is clearly presented and valuable. And...it lacks the demeaning comments of the Amos book, for those spinners that use double tredle.
35 of 36 people found the following review helpful
a good book for those just starting their library Feb. 28 2002
By Amazon Customer - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback
If you've just learned to spin, this book will enhance your library. It is very clear and complete. It explains all those terms that get thrown around.... Grist, twist, ratio... This book will help you keep it all straight.
26 of 26 people found the following review helpful
Indispensable! Sept. 6 2006
By Sara L. Wilburn - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback
I'm a brand new spinner, and this book has helped me immensely. It has helped me to better understand the parts of the wheel and what they do, how to draft, how to troubleshoot problems such as the yarn not winding onto the bobbin or overtwisting. It has a wealth of information about all aspects of spinning, from start to finish, in a concise and useful format. The way the book is constructed so you can stand it up and refer to it while spinning is also a big plus. Highly recommended!
18 of 18 people found the following review helpful
Right On Feb. 24 2006
By C. Gee - Published on Amazon.com
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Great little book to chuck in with the traveling wheel/spindle gives the pertinent information with reasonable pictures easy to use, easy to pack has become a constant companion. Coil bound with heavy card pages lays flat even outdoors.

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