Hand Drawer-In

Draw warp yarns through loom parts to arrange warps for weaving patterns.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Hand Drawer-Ins do?

Draws warp yarn through loom parts to arrange warp for weaving specified pattern, following pattern chart: Reads pattern chart to determine information, such as type warp to be drawn, number of harness frames, and type of reed required for pattern. Positions warp, harness frames, drop wires, and reed on or in proximity of drawing-in frame or loom to facilitate drawing-in process. Selects warp yarn according to lease, color, and sequence indicated by pattern chart. Pulls yarn through drop wires, heddle eyes, and reed dents, using reed hook. May repair warp yarn on loom when numerous threads are broken [SMASH HAND 683.684-026]. May be handed warp yarn by coworker, during drawing-in process. May be designated according to type of loom on which drawing-in is performed, as Drawer-In, Dobby Loom; Drawer-In, Jacquard Loom; Drawer-In, Plain Loom.

Should I be a Hand Drawer-In?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.

  • Also known as: Drawer-In, Hand, Drawer-In, Plain Loom, Draw Hand, Hand Drawer-in

    How to become a Hand Drawer-In

    Hand Drawer-Ins generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job. Check out these schools offering Hand Drawer-In-related education!
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