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Textile Arts: Resources
Links for more in-depth research for authors
Even basic articles grew too lengthy for an email post. So I opted to share the resources list in another article.
An hour-long spinning demonstration livestream I did a few years ago.
Spinning Wheel Tutorial by Ashford (video)
A comparison of different spinning wheel drive types by Tiny Fibre Studio (video)
Drop Spindle Tutorial (Twig and Horn)
Spinning Wool Beyond the Basics by Anne Field
High Whorling: A Spinner's Guide to an Old World Skill by Priscilla A Gibson-Roberts
Spinning for Softness and Speed by Paula Simmons
Spinning Designer Yarns by Diane Varney
The Spinner's Book of Yarn Designs by Sarah Anderson
The Compleat Anachronist: Spinning with a Medieval Twist (Sept, 1996, Vol 87) by Godith d'Arcy of Goosefoot Mead and Linda Twitchell
Spin Span Spun by Bette Hochberg
Fleece and Fiber Sourcebook by Debora Robson and Carol Ekarius
In Sheep's Clothing: A Hanspinner's Guide to Wool by Nola and Jane Fournier
Fiber Facts by Bette Hochberg
Spinning in Fiction
A few fiction books that feature spinning.