Steps involved in wool production

Shearing : The process of removing woolen coat (fleece) from the animal is called Shearing.

Scouring : It involves washing of wool in hot water and detergent and then drying.

Sorting : The process of removing damaged and inferior wool is called Sorting.

Grading : The process of sorting wool according to length colour and texture is called Grading.

Carding : The process of strengthening of intermixed fibre is called Carding.

Spinning : The process of making yarn by carded wool is called spinning. Carded wool is twisted into a rope (silver). That is stretched and twisted into thin yarn.

Weaving : The process of knitting yarn into fabric is called Weaving.