What is the difference between ringspun and open-end cotton?

Posted August 24, 2011

Ring-spinning, which is a system of spinning using a ring and traveler take-up, twists and winds the yarn simultaneously and continuously. Open-end spinning, on the other hand, is a system of spinning where the yarn is twisted by rotating at the hap or break in the flow (the fibers wrap around the yarn v. spinning one long piece of yarn).

Read more about the advantages of ringspun cotton over open-end cotton.

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