I am new to spinning. I am searching at my local bookstores for any
spinning related books. I happened upon this one to my surprise at
It is full of inspiration, and even if you don't try any of these spinning
ideas, beautiful to look at.
Pictures are great, and Pluckyfluff aka Lexi Boeger covers it all. She does
briefly cover a "balanced yarn" but this book is about nontraditional spinning,
including everything from chenille, nubs, slubs, and cocoons to shredded paper
Lexi recommends a drum carder and says, "I would rather have a drop spindle
and a drum carder than a fantastic wheel and commercial roving." I think
this tells you what kind of yarn you will see her produce.
Pluckyfluff gives advice and permission for us to look at
everything, and think we could add it into our spinning, mistake? No such
There is also a large section devoted to patterns, both knit and crochet, felt
Even if you don't buy this book, I urge you to pick it up and browse through
it, or check it out at your local library.