Very short introduction to weaving
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So all in all set up and weaving off a 55m beam takes about 4 to 5 days or in this case 1 min.
Slightly technical stuff that might not make sense. Just an explanation of how we work, i am not sure if it is interesting. With Kempy yarn we weave at 20 ends per inch and 18 to 20 picks per inch. This makes a very thick, almost blanckety weight cloth. With the finer shetland yarn we weave at 24 ends per in inch, and at about 20 picks per inch. The cloth is dense but soft. So. In a 40”...
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This is the other winder for the smaller Prines (bobbins), this one is about 80 years old. We rebuilt it from scratch which took about two months, unfortunately still missing a few parts.
Our new addition - a plain weave industrial power...
Designed and made c1880s We spent a few hours assembling the basic parts yesterday - now it’s on to the complicated bits! It requires a “bit” of attention… The shuttles are easily three times as large as those for our Hattersley looms, and weigh three times as much!
Threading and tying in the loom, quickly!
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