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Spinners & Weavers in the Ohio Hills

In the hills of southeastern Ohio near Senecaville and Lore City, a group of locals gather to spin their yarn and their tales. Quite often you’ll hear them telling stories of a particular time in history as they spin their yarn for weaving. 718 more words

Time to ply!

A couple of weeks ago I attempted plying for the first time, with just a small amount of spun singles. The result is hit-and-miss enough (and the amount small enough) that it’s probably going to join my ‘gallery of learning’ as I like to call it, and never ever be used. 175 more words

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The Difference between Drop Spindle Spinning and Europan Distaff Suspended Spinning.

Cathelina shows the difference between two different suspended techniques: drop spindle spinning and European distaff suspended spinning.

Spinning

A Handspun Spring

I’ve been spinning a lot of mostly wool and manufactured fibers these days. Despite the season change I’m still in the mood to spin. I also made garments from the… 874 more words

How to Spin

Cathelina of 15th Century Spinning discusses how she spins.

Medieval Spinning, SCA Spinning, Medieval drop spindle, Medieval drop-spindle, SCA, Reenactment, Reenacting, Re-enactment, Re-enacting, Living History, Society for Creative Anachronism.

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Cathelina of 15th Century Spinning's presentation at Queensland Living History Federation's Annual Conference.

Cathelina of 15th Century Spinning’s presentation at Queensland Living History Federation’s Annual Conference.

Medieval Spinning, SCA Spinning, Medieval drop spindle, Medieval drop-spindle, SCA, Reenactment, Reenacting, Re-enactment, Re-enacting, Living History, Society for Creative Anachronism.

Spinning

Three Types of Spinning

Cathelina of 15th Century Spinning discusses the three types of spinning.

Medieval Spinning, SCA Spinning, Medieval drop spindle, Medieval drop-spindle, SCA, Reenactment, Reenacting, Re-enactment, Re-enacting, Living History, Society for Creative Anachronism.

Spinning