Shire Book: Spinning and Spinning Wheels

Shire Book: Spinning and Spinning Wheels

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For a thousand years or more the spinning wheel has facilitated the yarn spinning process. The principles of spinning that have essentially remained the same for generations. In _Spinning and Spinning Wheels_ Eliza Leadbeater traces the evolution of the ancient skill of spinning, from the early spindle, through to the introduction of the wool and the flax wheel, to the numerous variations of the wheel in Europe and North America, providing insight into the mechanics of the U-flyer and the tools and accessories used in the craft. Softcover.