Explain the process of making yarn from fibre.

Yarn is made up of thinner strands called fibres. The process by which yarn is formed is called spinning. In this process, fibres from a mass of cotton wool are drawn out and twisted. This brings the fibres together to form a yarn.

A simple device used for spinning is a hand spindle, also called takli. Another device called charkha is also used for spinning. On large scale, spinning of yarn is done with the help of big spinning machines.


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