Category: Spinning

#spin15aday2021 post no. 8

This week is about Cowichan Sweaters! L. whale knitting photo c. the 1764 shepherdess An informative read about the Cowichan Sweater from the Canadian Encyclopedia From yammagazine.com, an article of The Story of the Cowichan Sweaters A newspaper clipping The Islander newspaper, pp. M1,… Continue Reading “#spin15aday2021 post no. 8”

Documentary: From Fiber to Fabric: Wool’s a Natural.

A little documentary film published in 1977 that is just under 15 minutes. Grab some spinning, a beverage and enjoy!

St. Distaff’s Day 2018

January 7 is Distaff Day, also called Roc Day, the day after the feast of the Epiphany. This day marks the end of the twelve days of Christmas when women resumed their household work and went back to spinning. I have read that the… Continue Reading “St. Distaff’s Day 2018”

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