St. Distaff’s Day

  • #spin15aday2021 post no. 7

    Distaff’s, not just for walking sticks or zombie survival weapons.  The  Merriam-Webster  online  dictionary  has  a very  brief  description  of  distaff. As per my usual, I’ve scouted the internet to find different bits of information on the subject of the distaff for you. Here is an article, “Saint Distaff’s Day – marking the end of…

  • 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 term St. Distaff’s Day is unofficial as there is no such…


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