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- Fiber spinning is accomplished
on our 8-spindle spinning frames that can be used for spinning singles and for
- These Spinners are very sophisticated
machines giving us the control over Twist per inch, Thickness
of yarn and Rate of production. When these options are selected,
the relationships are synchronized electronically for consistent quality while
maintaining production speed.
- The variables, staple Length,
fiber type Blend percentages, Micron count, Yarn count,
Draft, Twist and spindle Speed, must all be considered
in designing the structure of the yarn to be produced. Within the limits
of the machinery, it's the product that determines the volume of production.
- Our spinning strategy is to
control yards per ounce. Further specifying loosely or tightly spun yarn impacts
the wraps per inch.
Here's our 8 spindle fiber spinning machine.
The following publication,
"Standards and Guidelines for Crochet
and Knitting" compiled by
The Craft Yarn Council of
America provides good information about yarn sizes.