Basics of Yarn Manufacturing
Although the spinning of cotton yarn is said to have originated in India, Egypt claims to be the first to have explored these techniques.
Yarn Spinning: Fiber Opening & Cleaning
Explore the first steps in yarn spinning: opening and cleaning.
Yarn Spinning: Batt Formation & Fiber Carding
Explore the next steps in yarn spinning: batt formation and fiber carding.
Yarn Spinning: Fiber Preparation
Explore the final step in yarn spinning: fiber preparation.
Yarn Spinning Processes
Learn about the three different methods for spinning: ring spinning, rotor spinning, and air-jet spinning.
Yarn Spinning: Numbering
Yarn numbering is a term used to describe a yarn’s physical size or, more specifically, its linear density.
Yarn Spinning: Yarn Twist & Ply
No matter the spinning system employed, all yarns contain twist to hold the fibers together.