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    DescriptionAre you a new or experienced spinner looking to create useful and unique yarns? "Spin Control" teaches spinners to make handspun yarns that may include the best traits of commercial yarns but always have their own personal touches. From soft, bulky singles to durable cabled yarns with terrific stitch definition and from tweedy yarns with rich texture and color to serviceable 3-ply that holds up to heavy use, the sky is the limit with this thorough resource. Teacher, store owner, and fiber source Amy King of Spunky Eclectic shares her time-tested techniques for success: how to adjust spinning wheels for best results with the least effort and how to combine techniques to create beautiful yarns. With instructions on core spinning and other less traditional techniques, she even takes the reader off the beaten path and shows them the exciting opportunities of novelty yarns. Chapters explore each type of yarn, and clear instructions with brilliant photography show how to make any type of yarn.


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    Title
    Spin Control
    Subtitle
    Techniques for Spinning the Yarns You Want
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Amy King
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 128
    Width: 216 mm
    Height: 228 mm
    Thickness: 10 mm
    Weight: 408 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781596681057
    ISBN 10: 1596681055
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24210
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: CRA
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T11.6
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 06
    B&T General Subject: 250
    Ingram Subject Code: CR
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: WFG
    B&T Approval Code: A04505632
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC22: 746.1/2, 746.12
    BISAC V2.8: CRA022000, CRA040000
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: TT847 .K563 2009
    Thema V1.0: WFG
    Edition statement
    Original
    Illustrations note
    80 illustrations, colour
    Publisher
    Interweave Press Inc
    Imprint name
    Interweave Press Inc
    Publication date
    01 August 2009
    Publication City/Country
    Loveland, CO
    Author Information
    Amy King is the owner of Spunky Eclectic, a fiber studio that is both a bricks-and-mortar and online store. One of the most dedicated and impassioned of the "younger generation" of handspinners, she has played a significant role in the online spinning community for years. Known for her fiber prep and dyeing, she is acclaimed by spinners across the country for her fiber samplers and fiber club. She lives in Lisbon, Maine.
    Review quote
    "The key word to this packed-to-the-gills spinning book is in the subtitle: You. This book is truly about spinning yarn that you want to make and use." - Knitty.com"5 out of 5 stars. This is an excellent book for anyone interested in spinning. It is not a 'learn to spin' book, but a book about the entire concept of spinning and fiber." - "Knitting News""A huge amount of useful, accessible information. Does a great job of explaining how to refine your spinning technique." - KnittingScholar.com"Amy King is a spinning force to be reckoned with...[her book] content is killer for those wanting to take their spinning to the next level." - "YARN: The Australian Magazine for Knitting and More""With this book, spinners can learn to make handspun yarns that have the traits they look for in commercial yarns but with their own unique style." - "Quick & Easy Crochet"