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A Handspindle Treasury: Spindle Spinning (eBook)

Spin-Off Magazine presents and eBook on the basics of working with a spindle. Learn to spin successfully on this simple tool with great tips and techniques.

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Learn everything you need to be successful at creating yarn on various types of spindles. Orginally published as a book by the same title, this eBook has collected articles from Spin-Off Magazine from the past 30 years that discuss the various types of spindle spinning around the world.
Articles in this eBook include:
  • Hooked Stick—learn about the earliest form of spindles.
  • Drop Spindle Basics—gain knowledge you need to start working with a drop spindle, from selection to spinning to plying.
  • The High-Whorl Spindle—discover the joyws as well as techniques for using a high-whorl spindle.
  • Hand Mechanics—illustrated diagrams aid in teaching ways to hold your hands while using a spindle to avoid wrist pain.
  • Spinning with a Supported Spindle—learn the advantages of working with a supported spindle, plus discover how to create one at home.
  • Spinning on a Tahkli Spindle—find out how to spin yarn on a supported spindle that originated in India.
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SKU: EP4622

Format: eBook