Worsted spinning technique not only uses sheep wool or other fibers originating from animals. Worsted spinning is also able to work with synthetic fibers like Polyester PET, Polyamides and more. With worsted spinning, the fibers firstly get combed in order to filter out the short fibers. This step crucially distinguishes worsted spinning from woolen spinning.
Yarn spun by the worsted technique are thus smooth and compact.
WORSTED SPINNING PROCESS
The worsted spinning process generally employs the following steps:
- fine spinning