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Spin control : techniques for spinning the yarn you want

Author: Amy King
Publisher: Loveland, CO : Interweave, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"From soft, bulky single yarns to serviceable three-ply for heavy use, this guide to handspun yarns combines the positive traits of commercial yarns with personal touches. Focusing at first on the spinning wheel, emphasis is placed on the importance of adjusting and customizing the wheel for best results. Instructions on core spinning and less traditional techniques lead off the beaten path to novelty yarns. Each  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amy King
ISBN: 9781596681057 1596681055
OCLC Number: 276815708
Description: 119 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Spinning techniques. Know your fiber ; Work with your wheel ; Measuring success --
Let's make some yarns! Spectacular singles ; Two-ply : spinner's yarn ; Three (or more) plies ; Core spinning and more ; Novelty yarns --
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Create beautiful, functional handspun to meet your fiber needs from skinny 2-ply lace yarns to sturdy cabled yarns with Spin Control.  Read more...

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"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 Read more...

 
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