The warping process is done after dyeing the yarn to make silk saris. The warping machine called ‘Dolu’ in local language is used for the entire process of warping. The thread rolls are put on the vertical frame of the warping machine, which is amovable frame. The ends of the thread are taken from the rolls and are wound on the big wooden cylinder of the machine. This process starts from oneend of the big octagonal cylinder and goes on till the entire cylinder is covered with yarn. The tightly wound yarn on this log is then provided to the weaver to use it for the warp on the loom frame. The entire length of the warp is a stretch of 75 meters long from which 10 saris can be woven at a time. Zarialso goes through the warping process and this is later used for sari borders and pallu to be woven with brocaded gold patterns. This warping process is documented from the Silk city of Dharmavarm, located in Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh.
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