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Spinning woolen and worsted

being a practical treatise for the use of all persons engaged in those trades
  • 256 Pages
  • 4.91 MB
  • English
Casell , London
Woolen and worsted spi
Statementby Walter S. Bright McLaren.
SeriesManuals of technology
LC ClassificationsTS1627 M18, TS1627 M18
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 256 p. :
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Open LibraryOL23339088M
LC Control Number80037836

Worsted-style spinning, unlike woolen-style, does not allow twist to enter the fiber during drafting. As such, for our worsted-spun yarns, once the roving is loaded on the spinning frame, they first pass through a draft zone, which drafts the fiber to open it up and reduce it to the intended weight (and thickness) required for the yarn.

Woolen yarns feel lighter, can feel textured and have a halo, and if the fibers like to be hairy or fuzzy, they will be flying their fuzzy freak flag.

Woolen yarns are the ones you might find bits of hay in. When you look at yarns, hunting for worsted vs. woolen, some are obvious from across the yarn shop.

Two Brooklyn Tweed yarns. Woolen and worsted spinning; a complete working guide to modern practice in the manufacture of woolen and worsted yarns and felt, including the sources, natural properties, grading, and cleansing of the raw material, and the machinery and processes of factory work, (Chicago, American School of Correspondence, ), by Chicago American School.

Spinning Woollen and Worsted by Walter s. Bright McLauren and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Worsted Spun requires a very different fibre preparation, and spinning woolen spinning is all about trapping air, worsted does the exact opposite.

Instead of carding the fibres they're combed.

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Hairs are aligned to be parallel, instead of being rolled up to perpendicular to the direction of the yarn. Next time you’re spinning, stop and take a look at your drafting method.

Twist holds both woolen and worsted yarn together. In the Winter issue ofSpin Off, contributor Andrea Mielke Schroer explores where the drafting twist resides in her article, “Head in the Spinning woolen and worsted book Exploring Carded Cloud Preparations.”.

I think “drafting against twist” is a logical, self-explanatory Author: Andrea Mielke Schroer. Woolen and Worsted. It is common knowledge that wool is spun into two distinct types of yarns, worsted and woolen.

The difference in these two yarns are mainly due to two factors; (1) the nature or class of wool used; and (2) the method of preparing and spinning the fibres into yarn. Spinning woolen and worsted; being a practical treatise for the use of all persons engaged in those trades [Mclaren, Walter Stowe Bright] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Spinning woolen and worsted; being a practical treatise for the use of all persons engaged in those tradesAuthor: Walter Stowe Bright Mclaren. Knitting Basics Spinning woolen and worsted book you a seasoned knitter or maybe you've always wanted to learn how to knit.

This site will teach you the basics and help you move on to more advanced skills. Woolen and worsted finishing; a practical manual of instruction in the methods and machinery used in finishing woolen and worsted goods in general, and the processes involved in the special treatment of all types of standard fabrics, (Chicago, American School of Correspondence, ), by Ill.) American School (Lansing and John F.

Timmermann. Wool, Wool Scouring, Wool Drying, Burr Picking, Carbonizing, Wool Mixing, Wool Oiling: Woolen Carding, Woolen Spinning, Woolen And Worsted Warp Preparation [Company, International Textbook, International Correspondence Schools] on 4/5(1).

Woolen (American English) or woollen (Commonwealth English) is a type of yarn made from carded yarn is soft, light, stretchy, and full of air. It is thus a good insulator, and makes a good knitting yarn.

Woolen yarn is in contrast to worsted yarn, in which the fibers are combed to lie parallel rather than carded, producing a hard, strong yarn. Cleansing and preparing processes. Worsted spinning. Woolen spinning. Index. "This book is a Complete Working Guide to modern practice in the manufacture of woollen and worsted yarns and felt, including the sores, natural properties, grading and cleansing of the raw material, and the machinery and processes of factory work.

process a little bit woolen and a little worsted. Then split each in half, so that you're spinning half of the woolen preparation woolen and half worsted, and half of the worsted spun woolen and half spun worsted.

Notice the differences in the 4 yarns you get. If you're feeling particularly adventurous, knit/crochet/weave up a sample of each File Size: 9KB. I am learning that although I was getting better at spinning a fine even single, the yarn I’ve been spinning has been dense, tough type of yarn.

I think I was unconsciously aspiring to spin worsted (or semi-worsted), however there is true woolen style of spinning which is done this way, from rolags I am learning, and ‘long draw’.

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Long ago, wool yarns were described as "worsted", or "woollen", or something in-between. A true "worsted" yarn is spun from combed fibre and is dense and fairly smooth.

A true "woollen" yarn, on. Worsted wools are better at keeping out the wind and rain, but woolen wools are warmer, because they are full of air which acts as insulation. Worsted is also used to describe a particular way of spinning yarn, or weight of yarn, but I’m not going to go into that because it’s a modern spinning thing, not.

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Spinning woollen and worsted: being a practical treatise for the use of all persons engaged in those trades. [Walter Stowe Bright McLaren].

Last week I accidentally plied a woolen singles and a worsted singles together, making woolen-n-worsted 2-ply instead of a woolen or worsted 2-ply. I spun more singles and plied woolen to woolen and worsted to worsted and knit all of them into swatches.

Here are close ups of the woolen 2-ply and worsted 2-ply – they are both Corriedale.

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As I’d expect woolen is. Woollen Spinning. Card Produces “Slubbings” [rovings]. Slubbings drafted against “false” twist on Spinning Frame or Mule and “real” twist inserted to form a yarn.

Maximum draft in Woollen Spinning is about toslightly higher on MulesFile Size: 1MB. Spindle Spinning By Maggie Casey Your first hand spindle should weigh 2 to 3 ounces, lighter weight spindles are available but a heavier spindle will keep turning while you learn to draft out the fibers.

Don’t choose one that is too heavy, however, or you will learn how they were named. The spindle should turn smoothly without a lot of wobble and continue to Author: Amy Clarke Moore.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm: Contents: Wool. Wool and the care of fleeces --Analysis of wool --Spinning tanding your wheel --Drive ratio, twists and yarn sizes --Yarn ng worsted and semi-worsted yarns --Spinning woollen and semi-woollen yarns.

Spinning Wool: Beyond the Basics by Anne Field; Beginning Spinning Ravelry group; Foundations of Spinning {Craftsy} by Amy King; Drafting Worsted to Woolen {Craftsy} by Jacey Boggs Faulkner; Breed Specific Study & Fibre Prep // The Fleece and Fiber Sourcebook by Carol Ekarius & Deborah Robson; The Spinner’s Book of Fleece by Beth Smith; Fibre.

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I learned the difference between a sliver and a wool top, worsted and woolen spinning and least but not last how to oil my spinning wheel to keep it in great shape. That day was the simply beginning of a long time love affair with spinning, yarn and of course fibers.

A Spinners Tool Box will show you how to spin: Worsted, Semi-worsted, Woolen, Semi-woolen and Boucle ’ll begin by seeing the unlikely possibility of spinning the six different yarns styles with a single fiber preparation.

You’ll end by witnessing this revered master spinner, in a miracle of energetic ambidexterity, draft two fiber. Most of the techniques described in this book can be done with any spinning wheel or handspindle. I don't describe drafting methods in depth, beyond defining woolen- and worsted- spun (see Worsted and Woolen Spinning Basics, below).

The twist in woolen-spun yarns is allowed to enter the fiber supply, whereas the twist in worsted-spun yarns is 5/5(1). “roving,” and winds the roving into balls ready for spinning into woolen yarns.

If the batch is of finer fiber and longer staple length (longer than three inches), the slivers usually go to the combing and drawing steps which prepare them for spinning into worsted yarn. Division American Sheep Industry Association, Inc. South File Size: 84KB.

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See more ideas about Spinning, Spinning yarn and Spinning wool pins.Woollen and Worsted spun yarns There are two main ways of spinning yarns: woollen and worsted. The yarns can be considerably different, although there is less difference with lustre wools, mohair and alpaca than there are with some sheep breeds.