Respect the Spindle Book by Abby Franquemont
Learn how to spin on a drop spindle with the best seller Respect the Spindle. The hand spindle remains one of the most productive, versatile, and convenient tools for creating stunning fiber arts from home, as this beautiful guide from a veteran spinner and spindle aficionado demonstrates.
With step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions, this essential manual details the basic steps of spinning and shows how to use the spindle to make specific types of yarn, explaining traditional spindle spinning techniques, and detailing five simple projects designed to instill confidence in creating a variety of yarns with this simple tool. Combining fascinating historical narratives, traditions, and cultures from around the globe with vivid photography, this all-encompassing tour of the spindle also boasts easy-to-follow, contemporary techniques and styles that affirm the tool's enduring legacy.
Softcover; 128 pages