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"The techniques are shown clearly, which makes this the best of all publications in this review for communicating spinning technique... Maggie Casey has more 'troubleshooting' help... and I think this is very important for new spinners struggling to resolve problems." - Dorothy Lumb, YarnMarket
"Well, hallelujah! A wonderful, inspiring new introductory overview of spinning. This is a FANTASTIC book." - Deb Robson, former editor, Spin-Off magazine
"[An] excellent introduction to the craft...highly recommended for public libraries." - Library Journal
"The brilliant thing about this book are Maggie's hands. They are everywhere. On nearly every page is a close-up photo of Maggie demonstrating every aspect of spinning." - knitty.com
"This book is one of the best beginner books on spinning I have ever read...even the experienced spinner will learn quite a lot by reading it." - Spindle and Wheel online magazine
"This is the sort of instruction book I wish was available when I struggled to teach myself how to spin...the next best thing to taking private spinning lessons." - Monsters and Critics.com
"5 out of 5 stars. This is an excellent book for anyone who is thinking about learning to spin or who already has a spindle or wheel." - Knitting News
Maggie Casey is the co-owner of Shuttles, Spindles, and Skeins, where she also teaches the art of spinning to classes of all skill levels. She has contributed articles to Spin Off and Knitters Review and has served as judge at various spinning competitions. She lives in Boulder, Colorado.
This book is full of good information and is well illustrated with clear photos.
Maggie's book includes instructions for spinning on a drop spindle and on a wheel, as well as lots of great material on preparing fiber for spinning.
I love this book and would recommend it to anyone curious about the craft of spinning and wanting a good reference guide.
I'm interesting in spinning, although I have not yet done so. Great book for those who wish to spin their own yarn!Published 13 days ago by Librarian
I read the Kindle version of this book, which should be required reading/owning for every beginning spinner. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Meagan
This is the book that took me from frustrated to making yarn! Brilliant photo tutorials for spindles. Clear explanations of wheel styles and function.Published 4 months ago by A Munn
This book is wonderful. I'm a beginning spinner. The book helps you with every step along the way.
used a few tips in this book for self taught spinning and yarn carePublished 7 months ago by Diane M. Napoli