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1779 - Spinning Mule Increased Variety in Threads and Yarns
Spinning Mule

Spinning Mule

In 1779, Samuel Crompton invented the spinning mule that combined the moving carriage of the spinning jenny with the rollers of the water frame.

The spinning mule gave the spinner great control over the weaving process. Spinners could now make many different types of yarn. Finer cloths could now be made.

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