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Spinning Wheels, Spinners and Spinning - BAINES, Patricia

B. T. Batsford, 1982, Paperback ..
Condition: Very Good. Wraps rubbed at the edges. Text bright and tight. Pleasant.

the most complete account yet published of the history of the spinning wheel and of spinning techniques. Historically, it traces the spinning wheel's evolution from the thirteenth century to the present day; technically, it covers the construction and workings of spinning wheels and spinning methods; and, through its illustrations, it provides an invaluable guide to the identification and dating of different types of wheel. The practical sections give instructions on making a variety of yarns, on spinning flax and silk, and on choosing and sorting wool. 101 photographs & 17 diagrams.

Size: 9¾" x 7½"
Number of Pages: 252
ISBN: 0713408227

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