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Spin Control eBook: Techniques for Spinning the Yarn You Want

The easy-to-download Spin Control eBook teaches you to make handspun yarns that may include the best traits of commercial yarns but always have their own personal touches.
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Are you a new or experienced spinner looking to create useful and unique yarns? The easy-to-download Spin Control eBook teaches you 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 in Spin Control, which include:

  • How to adjust spinning wheels for best results with the least effort.
  • How to combine techniques to create beautiful yarns.
  • Instructions and brilliant photography on core spinning and other less traditional techniques.
  • And, Amy even takes you off the beaten path and shows you the exciting opportunities of novelty yarns.

So, explore the types of yarn and create beautiful, functional handspun to meet your fiber needs! From skinny 2-ply lace yarns to sturdy cabled yarns, Spin Control has the fundamentals you need for one-of-a-kind yarns. And what better way to explore than with the convient eBook?

Table of Contents
Be In Control of Your Yarn

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

Glossary
Resources
Index
Preview
About the Author

Amy King is the owner of Spunky Eclectic, a fiber studio that is both a brick-and-mortar and online store. One of the most dedicated and impassioned of the "younger generations" 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 samples and fiber club. She lives in Lisbon, Maine.

Details
'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 (Australia)

SKU: EP4316

Author/Speaker/Editor: Amy King

Format: eBook

ISBN 13: 9781596689855