The Weaving, Spinning, and Dyeing Book, Brown, Rachel / illustrated by Rachel Brown and Cheryl McGowen. Published by Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1978. First Edition/First Printing. 4to up to 12″ tall. 366 pages including Glossary and Index. Quarter olive cloth over beige boards with gilt titles front and spine. Volume is in fine con dition without markings, tears or folds. Unclipped dustjacket has chipping and closed taped tears.
“The most complete and specific how-to-do-it book ever published on weaving, spinning and dyeing. With 432 explicit and beautiful drawings.” – from dust jacket. Instructions for more than fifty projects are presented together with information on topics including color and design, dyes, spinning wheels, finishing techniques, and weaving methods, equipment, and tools. Chapters include Card Weaving, The Hopi belt Loom and the Navajo Loom. 002528 $50