The Spinning Jenny was one of the the first machines of the Industrial Revolution designed to reduce labor costs and increase production. James Hargreaves receives credit for inven...
an early spinning machine having more than one spindle, enabling a person to spin a number of yarns simultaneously.
The spinning jenny, is a multi-spindle spinning frame, and was one of the key
developments in the industrialization of weaving during the early Industrial ...
James Hargreaves' 'Spinning Jenny', the patent for which is shown here, would
revolutionise the process of cotton spinning. The machine used eight spindles ...
The original spinning jenny
used eight spindles instead of the one found on the spinning
wheel. The only drawback was that his machine produced thread that was too coarse to be used for warp threads (weaving term for the the series of yarns that extended lengthways in ... More »
James Hargreaves was a weaver living in the village of Stanhill in Lancashire. It
is claimed that one day his daughter Jenny, accidentally knocked over over the ...
Invented in the 1760s by James Hargreaves, a handloom weaver from
Lancashire, the spinning jenny was one of the first power spinning machines for
All this time the processes of spinning and weaving were still being carried out at
home. This was possible because both the flying shuttle and the spinning jenny ...
Jan 27, 2015 ... The Spinning Jenny. one of the machines that launched the Industrial Revolution
and the modern industrial age. Until the 18th century, cloth ...
The Spinning Jenny in Britain, France, and India by. Robert C. Allen. Professor of
Economic History. Department of Economics. Oxford University. Nuffield ...