Hand Spinning Cotton

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TABLE OF CONTENTS - 1). INTRODUCTION ... 2). PREPARATION FOR SPINNING... a). Understanding the fiber ... b). Staple length and color ... c). Decompaction ... d). Carding ... e). The Puni ... f). Cotton Drum Carder 14 3). TOOLS a). Small Supported Spindle ... b). Bottom Weighted Drop Spindle ... c). Top Weighted Drop Spindle ... d).Navajo Spindle ... e). Pakistani Wheel or Charka ... f). The Great Wheel ... g). The Spinning Wheel ... 4). SPINNING TECHNIQUES AND FINISHING a). Holding the Rolag ... b). Short Draft ... c). Long Draft ... d). Joins ... e). Yarn Size Control ... f). Textured Yarns ... g). Removing Yarn from Spinning Tool ... h). Setting the Twist ... i). Sizing for Weft ... j). Sizing for Warp ... 5). NATURAL DYEING ... a). Scouring Cotton ... b). Mordonting with Alum ... c).Mordonting with Chrome ... d). Mordoniing with Tin ... e). Mordanting with Copper ... f). Mordanting wiih Iron ... g). Mordanting with Tannic Acid ... h). Mordanting Cotton-The Three-Step Method ... i). Dyeing Cotton with indigo ... k). Dyeing Cotton Lint ... l). Dyeing with Commercial Dyes ... 6). USE OF HANDSPUN COTTON YARNS ... a). For Weaving ... b). For Knitting ... c). For Crochet ... d). For Sprang ... e). For Bobbin Lace ... f). For Sewing or Embroidery ... g). For Pile or Shag ... h). For Inkle Weaving ... i). For Cord Weaving ... j). For Baskets ... k). For Household Items ... l). For Garments ... 7). BIBLIOGRAPHY

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