Understanding woollen textile production

Challenge reference: 1351

Notional learning hours  10
Level 1
Subject area
Preparing for Adulthood pathway
Vocational area
Skill
Learning aim

Learners will gain an understanding of the process of turning fleece into woollen fabric and be able to demonstrate parts of the process.

Learning context

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Learning outcomes

What the learner needs to know, understand or be able to do

The learner will:

  1. Understand the different stages of turning fleece into yarn.

  2. Be able to prepare fleece for spinning.

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Assessment criteria

What the learner need to demonstrate in order to meet the learning outcome

The learner can:

    • Research the production of woollen textiles in order to:
      • Describe at least three stages of turning fleece into yarn
      • Describe at least three pieces of equipment used in the process
    • Wash a piece of fleece
    • Use a carder to prepare the fibres
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