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Fern Leaf Headband- Golden Olive Green with Sage Embroidery ($27) ❤ liked on Polyvore

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Nieuwpoort, de Schapekop

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de Kromski Sonata, mijn eigen vouwwiel.

de Kromski Sonata, mijn eigen vouwwiel.

Tambour Needle Set W/Wood Handle-Three Needles

Tambour Needle Set W/Wood Handle-Three Needles

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spinnen van Herdwick en Bl Tex

spinnen van Herdwick en Bl Tex

Learn everything you need to know about drop-spindle spinning including how to use a drop spindle, best practices and more in this introductory guide.

Drop Spindle Spinning: Ultimate Guide to Drop Spindles

Learn everything you need to know about drop-spindle spinning including how to use a drop spindle, best practices and more in this introductory guide.

how to make and use a mayan spindle - this would be a great way to teach kids spinning!

how to make and use a mayan spindle - this would be a great way to teach kids spinning!

The Vikings used both top and bottom whorl spindles, but since most of the whorls are found without shafts it’s hard to say which was most common. There are also findings of a wooden rod, called a spinning hook. It’s simply a stick they twirled around like a spindle. The weight of the whorls, suggests that the Vikings spun yarn of different weights. It is interesting to see that the lighter whorls were very common. The yarn they spun with these would have been thin and used to make fine…

The Vikings used both top and bottom whorl spindles, but since most of the whorls are found without shafts it’s hard to say which was most common. There are also findings of a wooden rod, called a spinning hook. It’s simply a stick they twirled around like a spindle. The weight of the whorls, suggests that the Vikings spun yarn of different weights. It is interesting to see that the lighter whorls were very common. The yarn they spun with these would have been thin and used to make fine…

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