20130209 3957 twine prepped for boiling

Twine skeined and ready for boiling and soda-washing

In order to keep wick material from becoming tangled during some operations (such as machine washing or boiling or soda-washing), you need to make a loose coil and to secure it so that it does not uncoil. In the picture, the coil has been secured with zip ties, but you can use twist ties or pieces of string.
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