Today’s post is about Irish spinning wheels, wool and more. A random selection of resources to read or watch.
A section, Wool and Woollen Fabrics, from the manuscript, A Smaller Social History of Ancient Ireland, from libraryireland.com
An old Irish song written by poet John Francis Waller in 1884, The Spinning Wheel, posted on YouTube in 2020:
One of my favorite documentaries about wool and spinning in Ireland:
Hands (Wool Spinning in Donegal)
A few videos on building a spinning wheel:
Until next time…