The Intentional Spinner: A Holistic Approach to Making Yarn
by Judith MacKenzie McCuin
Attention spinners! 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. Yarn making
is approached in three fundamental areas.
Paperbound, 8½ x 9, 160 pages
- Understanding Fibers: Compare the rich historic
traditions of plant and animal fibers with the fascinating scientific
advances in synthesizing fibers.
- Managing Yarn Structure: step-by-step instructions
and photographs demonstrate the range of possibilities in yarn, from
sturdy plied yarns to playful novelty yarns.
- Practical Uses: learn how to make yarns that
precisely match your needs with decision making and planning to create
the exact project you want from the beginning.