Category Archives: spinning

Here’s one of the things I played around with regarding spinnning angles – an overlay of several measurements by several people on the same yarn picture. It’s hard to see, but you’ll hopefully be able to make out the angles … Continue reading

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The work is all done and finished – the last of the fabrics has been cut into and stitched up into a hood. And while I was really happy that everything was done and finished and I could send it … Continue reading

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The fabric turned out wonderfully after being fulled – soft and lush and beautiful. It also surprised me a lot. It’s a fourshaft twill, which means every thread goes over two and under two, staggered to give diagonal lines. In … Continue reading

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The last of the fabrics for the project has arrived – a 2/2 twill woven from the same yarns as the previous plainweave fabric. It’s now hanging out to dry after being fulled just like the others… and it’s beautiful. … Continue reading

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The third batch of cloth for the project is done, and it turned out just beautifully. Here’s the cloth in its raw state: After a little soak and a bit of a wash, it looked like this: And then I … Continue reading

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I’ve already hinted at it – while the packing cloth has turned out very nicely, and the sailcloth is about as perfectly as I had imagined it, there’s a third type of fabric to be done… and that one is … Continue reading

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Here’s another little gem regarding the measurement of twist angles: the Human Factor. As in “different people get different results”. I had been suspecting it for a while, and the last Textile Forum gave me the opportunity (and the willing … Continue reading

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