Spin-Off Presents: The Judith MacKenzie Collection eBook
Discover an eBook full of articles from Spin-Off magazine from contributor and long-time spinner Judith MacKenzie!
Photo of Judith by Ernie Conover
Judith MacKenzie is a renowned spinner and a frequent contributor to Spin-Off magazine. Her articles are always informative, enlightening, and fun. She often mixes history, lore, and personal stories in her teachings, providing an entertaining platform to gain spinning tips, tricks, and techniques.
You will love this eBook if:
You enjoy the teachings of Judith Mackenzie
You are looking for a broad range of tips for spinning wool, silk, and plant fibers
You like step-by-step instruction prepared in well thought-out manners
Judith MacKenzie’s spinning knowledge goes far beyond just wool. She has an extensive background in spinning fibers ranging from silk to a variety of plant fibers to other animal fibers beside sheep. From her many years of spinning yarn from different fibers and for different purposes, she has acquired a depth of knowledge on more than just the basics.
This eBook covers:
Wool—selecting a good fleece at fleece shows, understanding the properties of wool, washing and preparing the fiber, as well as spinning and finishing the yarn
Silk—preparing, dyeing, and spinning silk singles
Wild fibers—learn the best plant and animal fibers to collect in the wild, where to find these resources, and how to go about spinning the fiber
Plus more—get the basics of plying yarn, learn about wet finishing yarns, understand cabled yarns, and try your hand at spinning beaded yarns
This eBook is a wealth of information on a variety of topics. It is a resource that will entice any spinner interested in the craft and is a great way to learn more about spinning a wide variety of fibers. The techniques in this eBook go into every aspect of the spinning process making it a great compact reference.