The Spinning Jenny

By Erica Voss

Invented in 1764

James Hargreaves

  • Invented the Spinning Jenny
  • Worked as a carpenter and a weaver
  • The idea came when he saw a one-thread wheel overturned, he decided to put multiple together to be more efficient
  • Invented it for himself, but then sold some to his neighbors

Impact of the Spinning Jenny

  • Good impact on the United States
  • Make 8 threads in the time it would have taken to make one

Why Should You Buy It?

  • It makes it faster and easier to make thread
  • It is cheaper than making it by hand