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… Continue reading #spin15aday2021 post no. 10
History Makers: Donegal Weavers
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iBliGIdL_MI Grab some tea, knitting or spinning and take a few minutes to admire the hard work of the makers! Enjoy!
History Makers: Cushendale Woolen Mills from The Minds of Makers
With YouTube around, there are so many great videos that give us a glimpse into the world beyond our front doors. Objectlab, the video series, from Chipstone.org has made available many videos that are part of the world of wool. Here is a wonderful video I had to share about Cushendale Woolen Mills. Cushendale Woolen Mills… Continue reading History Makers: Cushendale Woolen Mills from The Minds of Makers