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Fabrica dera Lan

Skein-making machine

A small device on one side of the central cylinder allowed the yarn to be removed easily

A small device on one side of the central cylinder allowed the yarn to be removed easily

The skein-making machine completes the process of transforming of the wool. This machine is responsible for rolling the yarn on a cone from the twister, with which the skein was made manually.

To make the skein, the yarn was hung on a piece of iron there was attached to the wall. It was a metal rod with a ball on the end, on which the yarn was twisted, attaching one end to the next until the skein was made.

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