A guide to natural and synthetic fibers and yarns. How they behave; choosing and using them; finishing and caring for them. How their properties affect quality, appearance and performance of textiles.
~ Bette Hochberg, now retired from teaching, has long been recognized as one of the people who helped bring spinning into popularity in the 1970s and 80s. She was one of the most popular and knowledgeable spinning teachers in the USA and her lectures and classes were a feature at several Convergences, she wrote for SpinOff and traveled widely.
Her self-published books are popular all over the world and each is a gem of compact information, illustrated by Bette with clear drawings, they are all you need to teach yourself to spin on spindle or wheel and to expand your knowledge of fibers and yarns.