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spinning books for beginners

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hey all

 

i found these titles while browsing the net for books on spinning. do u have any of these books? if yes, do u recommend it to beginners (im a beginner)?

 

books:

1. spinner's companion by: bobbie Irwin

2. spin it: making yarn from scratch by: Lee roven and Traci Bunkers

3. color in Spinning by: Deb Menz

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I have Deb's book "Color in Spinning". It isn't one I would start with though - it's more about using color once you get the hang of spinning.

 

I taught myself to spin and used the book, "The Whole Craft of Spinning: From the Raw Material to the Finished Yarn" by Carol Kroll. I found it a very easy read and very understandable.

 

To learn about the different types of sheep and the wool they produce, I highly recommend "In Sheep's Clothing: A Handspinner's Guide to Wool" by Nola Fournier and Jane Fournier

 

Once you get going in spinning, you might want to get "The Alden Amos Big Book of Handspinning" I think it's a bit intimidating for the beginning spinner though

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