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If you are interested in exploring the infinite possibilities of making your own yarns, veteran spinner and teacher Judith MacKenzie McCuin offers insight, understanding, and invaluable information about your craft in The Intentional Spinner with DVD.
The Intentional Spinner with DVD is a compendium of spinning wisdom, with a fun blend of technical knowledge, history, tips, and gently opinionated narrative. Yarnmaking is approached in three fundamental areas:
* Understanding Fibers
* Managing Yarn Structure
* Practical Uses
The Intentional Spinner with DVD includes four projects that demonstrate how handspun can be used in weaving and knitting. The enclosed DVD features detailed information on yarn diameter, plying, novelty yarn structures, and finshing. Blending technical expertise and fascinating lore, The Intentional Spinner with DVD is a must-have reference for ever spinner.
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Comments about Intentional Spinner with DVD:
The Intentional Spinner is a fantastic and detailed introduction to the world of fibers and spinning techniques for anyone with an interest in handspinning their own yarn. Grounded in history and deep experience, it includes an instructional DVD for spinners who are just getting started, as well as advanced techniques for experienced spinners and a great explanation of often multilayered terminology that is clear, easy to read and very practically helpful as you perfect your skills. One of my favorite spinning reference books, especially for the amazing Worsted vs Woolen chart! If you want to understand better how your yarns will behave as finished fabric, Judith can help!