Some articles on drop spindle:
... On a drop spindle, two-ply is created by placing the spools on a lazy kate, tying the ends together onto the drop spindle, holding equal lengths of singles ... The weight of the drop spindle combined with the twist in the singles, causes the drop spindle to turn in the opposite direction that the singles were twisted in until the two singles are plied ...
Famous quotes containing the word drop:
“Through the certain prospect of death, a precious, sweet- smelling drop of levity might be mixed into every lifebut now you strange pharmacist-souls have turned it into a foul-tasting drop of poison through which all life is made repulsive.”
—Friedrich Nietzsche (18441900)