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Spinning woollen and worsted

Walter S Bright McLaren

Spinning woollen and worsted

being a practical treatise for all engaged in these trades.

by Walter S Bright McLaren

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Published by Cassell in London .
Written in English


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Worsted - v - Woolens. April Scotland makes Woollens, England makes Worsteds - more or less! According to the " Century Dictionary" Worsted " is a variety of woollen yarn or thread spun from long stapled wool which has been combed and, in the spinning, has been twisted harder than is usual. Wool and the care of fleeces --Analysis of wool --Understanding your wheel --Drive ratio, twists and yarn sizes --Spinning worsted and semi-worsted yarns --Spinning woollen and semi-woollen yarns --Projects. Responsibility: Anne Field.

Combing keeps the longer fibers in parallel order. The shorter fibers can be used to spin a woollen yarn. Commercially prepared top can also be used for worsted spinning, when you don’t want to do all the prep work yourself. Worsted Spinning. To spin a worsted yarn, the spinning technique is quite controlled. 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.

Full text of "The woollen and worsted industries" See other formats. From the Collection of National Wool Museum 26 Moorabool Street Geelong Victoria. Object Registration Keywords textile industry - history textile fibres weaving yarn production, weaving machinery, cloth - woollen, cloth - worsted, spinning machinery, textile industry - history, textile fibres, weaving, yarn production.


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Spinning Woollen and Worsted by Walter s. Bright McLauren and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Spinning woollen and Spinning woollen and worsted book being a practical treatise for the use of all persons engaged in these trades / (London: Cassell, ), by Walter S.

Bright McLaren (page images at HathiTrust) Woolen and worsted spinning; with illustrations. (New York: Funk, []), by A. Barker (page images at HathiTrust) Filed under: Wool-carding. 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. Hairs are aligned to be parallel, instead of being rolled up to perpendicular to the direction of the yarn. Thus, in the woollen yarn there is an entangled arrangement of fibres.

They are not combed straight as in worsted spinning. The woollen yarn possesses more loose fibre than the worsted, is rougher in appearance, and on its surface has numerous projecting fibre ends.

Worsted-Spun. As with our woolen-spun yarns, fiber prepared for worsted-spun yarn is first scoured and then carded. This carded wool from the initial fiber preparation is prepared further in a worsted-style through g the jumbled fibers aligns them in a parallel fashion and also removes shorter fibers for uniform length.

In relation to the thinner 1ply yarns Woollen Spun has a crisper feel, whereas the Worsted Spun has more drape and softness. In this photo below you can see the 1ply Supreme (worsted) on the left has more of a halo whereas the 1ply Cobweb (woollen) on the right Spinning woollen and worsted book better stitch definition – it almost feels like cotton although it is % wool.

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Spinning Woollen and Worsted: Being a Practical Treatise for the Use of All Persons, Engaged in These Trades (Classic Reprint)Author: Walter S.

Bright McLaren. In side-by-side comparison of worsted and woolen yarns with the same fiber and yarn structure, the worsted yarn is more durable, less warm, and heavier than a woolen yarn. The packing-in of the fiber as worsted yarn is made allows the fibers to. Buy Spinning Woollen and Worsted Books online at best prices in India by Walter Stowe Bright McLaren from Buy Spinning Woollen and Worsted online of India’s Largest Online Book Store, Only Genuine Products.

Lowest price and Replacement Guarantee. Cash On Delivery Available. The finishing of textile fabrics (woollen, worsted, union and other cloths) (London: Scott, Greenwood & son, ), by Roberts Beaumont (page images at HathiTrust; US access only) The Wool year book.

(Manchester, Marsden and co., ltd.), by A. Barker (page images at HathiTrust; US access only). An Improved Thread Guide for the Top Board of Spinning Frames Used in Spinning Woollen, Worsted, Cotton, Silk, Mohair, and Alpaca Yarns.

being patent number GBA published 29 May WAUD GEORGE CAMILLE, GB PARKER HARTLEY, GB. Spun from my hand blended batt of % 21 micron merino in a semi woollen spin, this yarn is soft and lofty. Heathery tones in a DK weight yarn (16wpi) 82g.

Handspinning Woollen and Worsted Yarn. Woollen and worsted yarn are two types of yarn that can be handspun. Both types require different fiber preparation on spinning techniques. Woollen Yarn Woollen yarn is spun using a short staple fiber that is prepared by handcarding and rolled into rolags.

A drumcarder can also be used. 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. Get this from a library. Spinning woollen and worsted: being a practical treatise for the use of all persons engaged in those trades.

[Walter Stowe Bright McLaren]. It is traditional to worsted spin the lustre fibres such as Cotswold and Wensleydale and the resulting yarns are nice and soft and strong, but the fibre makes for a very lean yarn and if the wool is combed but then woollen spun you get the benefit of both the softer result from combing and the bulk from woollen spinning.

Spinning worsted method on other fiber preparations are semi worsted, and combed top that is spun woolen method is considered semi-woolen. Spin roving and rolags however you want - you'll get a soft, warm yarn.

You can spin top or pin-carded roving woolen for a softer, warmer yarn, or spin it worsted for aFile Size: 9KB. Book - Worsted Preparing & Spinning. JPG. JPG This explains why a Wendouree Woollen Mill book was in the Warrnambool Woollen Mill building when it closed.

When Made Significance This book is of some interest as a good example of technical books produced in the early s. It would have been well-used by woollen mills. Walter S Bright McLaren is the author of Spinning Woollen and Worsted ( avg rating, 0 ratings, 0 reviews, published ), Spinning Woollen and Worste.

Worsted (/ ˈ w ɜːr s t ɪ d / or / ˈ w ʊ s t ɪ d /) is a high-quality type of wool yarn, the fabric made from this yarn, and a yarn weight category. The name derives from Worstead, a village in the English county of village, together with North Walsham and Aylsham, formed a manufacturing centre for yarn and cloth in the 12th century, when pasture enclosure and.

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.Spinning Woollen The Story of Longdraw Drafting.

Woollen yarns, with their distinctive tangly-spiral structure, are lofty, warm, airy, snuggly, and soft. Though not as hard-wearing as their worsted cousins, these yarns are excellent for winter scarves, hats and sweaters, and they're the perfect choice for "felted knits".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.