The Intentional Spinner (with DVD)
"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. The Intentional Spinner 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 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 is a must-have reference for ever spinner."