Spinning, warping, weaving

a_fibreThe production of yarn from vegetable (hemp and flax) and animal fibers (wool). The cycle of hemp and that of flax: the drying of sheafs, rippling, scutching and hackling. Shearing and carding of wool. From the fiber, yarn is obtained by making use of the distaff and spindle, or with the spinning wheel. From the yarn to the skein and the ball: reels and spoolers. With the balls of yarn, the warp is prepared, which is tied to the loom. Great domestic looms, with two and four pedals. Accessory implements to the loom. Traditional pattern-books. Fibre tessili