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Alden Amos Big Book Of Handspinning by Alden Amos

 
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Published by Interweave

"Being a Compendium of Information, Advice, and Opinion on the Noble Art & Craft Wheel designer and maintainer of textile traditions, Alden Amos the recipient and evaluator of traditional wisdom lets no point go unexamined. This is truly a BIG book offering decades of experience in making and handling yarn. He'll change your spinning for the better, whether you agree with him or not."




 
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Jennifer Richardson's awesome thread, Jen learns to spin, includes a lot of discussion of this book, so I thought it deserved a thread of it's own in the book forum.

 
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I love this book. I learned to spin from this book. This book changed my life. I may not agree with every little thing the author says, but I adore the overly opinionated way he says it. If he was my age and could play the hurdy gurdy, I would probably marry him.

Next bad weather day, I'll see what I can do with a review.
 
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