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A Shetland homeworker spinning wool on her spinning wheel while her... News Photo 33157641910-1919,Art And Craft,Arts Culture and Entertainment,Black And White,Child,Couple,Craft,Domestic Life,Females,Food and Drink,Horizontal,Lifestyles,Males,Meal,Scotland,Son,Spinning,Spinning Wheel,UK,Wheel,Wool,YardPhotographer Hulton ArchiveCollection: Hulton Archive circa 1910: A Shetland homeworker spinning wool on her spinning wheel, while her young son eats a meal. Natural wool needs to be spun to make a continuous length of yarn to work with. The first part of the process is carding, or combing, which teases out the fibres so they can be spun and twined together to make the yarn strong enough to be woven or knitted. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)