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1764 - Increased Yarn and Thread Production During Industrial Revolution
Spinning Jenny

The spinning jenny used eight spindles of instead of the one found on spinning wheels.

Engraving T. E. Nicholson
In 1764, a British carpenter and weaver named James Hargreaves invented an improved spinning jenny, a hand-powered multiple spinning machine that was the first machine to improve upon the spinning wheel by making it possible to spin more than one ball of yarn or thread.{p] Spinner machines like the spinning wheel and the spinning jenny made the threads and yarns used by weavers in their looms. As weaving looms became faster, inventors had to find ways for spinners to keep up.
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