Bobbin (koklyuha, coca) - a device needed for weaving lace. Bobbin is a stick on which yarn is wound while ruching.
Bobbin - a small spindle with a special groove for winding yarn. There bobbins at a time when the technique originated ruching. First bobbins steel manufactured in the north, but to the XVIII century, these devices are widely used in other parts of Russia. In the XVIII century, bobbin lace was carried out of gold and silver threads and adorned clothes noble citizens. Today bought lace bobbins made of wood (alder and birch) have special masters, because only a professional can stick to plane the desired length, thickness, to weaving was convenient. Bobbin and sold on the market, but few weaver and needlewoman acquire them there, because their quality leaves much to be desired. It is much safer to order the right size Bobbin "on their hands." Bobbin consists of three parts: the head bobbin, or buttons, - most thickened part of the subject, followed by neck and handle. Bobbin size depends on the method of ruching, the thickness of the yarn used and products, which will trail. The most common use bobbins of about 170 millimeters. Process ruching simple: a thread wound on bobbins. Bobbins used in pairs, as well as the spokes. In order to weave the most common pattern, taking two pairs of bobbins, and sometimes the use of more than 10 pairs of bobbins, when the tat of high complexity.