Spinning Wheel Primer eBook

This book takes the mystery out of how spinning wheels work and how to care for them, and shows with clear illustrations the differences among wheel types.
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Scotch tension, flyer lead, bobbin lead, double drive, double treadle, wheel ratios - what do they all mean? The mechanics of spinning wheels can confound even the most technically apt. This small tome lays out the fundamentals in clear layman's language and explicit line drawings.

Bonus content: frequently asked questions fielded by the Alden Amos and spinning maven Susan Druding; also the author's highly opinionated description of the ideal spinning wheel. Must-have reference material for spinners at every level of skill and experience.

Additional Info
Additional Info
SKU DB0001
Product Type eBook
ISBN 13 9781596681934
Author/Designer Alden Amos
Technique Spinning Wheels, Drop Spindle
Reviews
Customer Reviews (5)
Concise
This short book is concise in its presentation and with a simple clarity that is only achieved by somebody who knows their basic subject well together with all the wrinkles, tricks, and knowledge that only come from practical experience. Pure gold! Review by Paul (Posted on 3/25/2016)
An excellent primer
Clear illustration and details of each type of wheel. I have four wheels, two antique, and this has been enormous help when understanding the difference of the faciility and quality of yarn from each wheel. Review by Ferial (Posted on 2/19/2016)
Very Useful
It is a short and concise book about spinning wheels. It describes types of wheels, drives, and advantages and disadvantages of each type. A large amount of useful information in a small package. A great bargain for the price. Review by Warren (Posted on 7/7/2015)
Nice Instructional Book
Alden Amos is an authority on the workings of spinning wheels..there is a nice question and answer section in the back of this book. Review by Linnea (Posted on 9/27/2013)
spinning wheel primer
A fantastically useful primer. Full of clear and well thought out illustrations showing just what you NEED to be able to see. A very useful help when reviving or repairing a wheel-or simply giving a wheel a tune up so it is working at its very best. Review by innes carmichael (Posted on 11/11/2011)
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