When you have 600 combs (or spools of yarn) to fill, sometimes there just aren’t enough for the job. That’s why we have a handy dandy machine at our disposal. It takes the larger combs and re-spools it into a smaller, more manageable comb.
The machine will measure exactly how much of the fiber you [...]
Recently, we talked about what the creel is. Today, we’re going to talk about what happens next in a fiber’s journey to becoming a textile.
From the creel, the 600 combs are all hand fed to 600 individual reeds in the warper. The warper is responsible for the vertical fiber in the textile: the warp [...]
At Brahms Mount, our blankets start off as yarn on a spool (what we call combs) – pictured below. All of our material comes this way, from cotton to linen to blends. So how do we take this raw material and make blankets and throws from it?
Comb of yarn
Our process starts [...]