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Spinning on drop spindle
Wrist distaff

Spinning on drop spindle

Nomadic Woman from Ladakh Plying ball

india - ladakh

A visit to the nomadic people living in the Tsomorori Lake area (near Korzok village). Tsomomiri is the largest of the high altitude lakes to be situated entirely within India. The remote high plateau of Changthang stretches from western Tibet into eastern Ladakh.

Wol spinnen / A Kirghiz girl spins wool on Mt. Kunlun, Pamir Plateau, Xinjiang Province, China

1000368 | Keren Su/China Span

A Kirghiz girl spins wool on Mt. Kunlun, Pamir Plateau, Xinjiang Province, Silk Road, China

pocketknife spindle …

Ravelry

Ravelry is a community site, an organizational tool, and a yarn & pattern database for knitters and crocheters.

Romanian spinner. I LOVE her distaff!

Romanian spinner. I LOVE her distaff!

Old lady spinning wool with a distaff in Breb Romania That's a technique you don't see very often.

Old lady spinning wool with a distaff in Breb Romania

Old lady (baba) spinning wool with a distaff in Breb, Maramures Romania

Maltese Woman spinning wool

Maltese Woman spinning wool

Algerian woman spinning yarn,1875

balkangirl

nomehr: “ Algerian woman,1875 ”

Spindle creation with water spicket and crochet hook

Ravelry

Ravelry is a community site, an organizational tool, and a yarn & pattern database for knitters and crocheters.

Peruvian woman spinning wool from llamas near Cuzco, Peru

Peruvian woman spinning wool from llamas near Cuzco, Peru

Flaxwaste thread spinning. Festival of experimental archaelogy. Kernave. Lithuania

Flaxwaste thread spinning. Festival of experimental archaelogy. Kernave. Lithuania

Explore Gatis /Latvia/'s photos on Flickr. Gatis /Latvia/ has uploaded 219 photos to Flickr.

ПРЯЛКА - Wonderful site with many pictures of Russian spinners and tools.

rodrus.com

ПРЯЛКА - Wonderful site with many pictures of Russian spinners and tools.

Yak herder spins wool while watching his herd. Nimaling Plateau. Ladakh. India.

Yak herder spins wool while watching his herd. Nimaling Plateau. Ladakh. India.

Bryan and Cherry Alexander Photography. Leading photograhers of polar regions with pictures of of indigenous peoples of the North and of Antarcticia.

Historical Whorls and Spindle Sticks - YouTube

Spinning wool on a distaff

Demo of spinster using a distaff dressed with carded Romney batts. Several batts are used and wound around sideways. They are secured to the cage with a ribb...

Ancient Cotton Spinning Technique - YouTube

Ancient Cotton Spinning Technique

Here you see Trinidad Catagua, Master spinner and weaver from Zapote, Manabí. She is spinning using the stationary tripod, or "rueca" which has a notch at th...

Spinning wool from a distaff.

Ravelry

Ravelry is a community site, an organizational tool, and a yarn & pattern database for knitters and crocheters.

Spinning spoon by spinnnr, via Flickr

Loomy Thoughts

Spinning spoon by spinnnr, via Flickr

yarn spinning tutorial

yarn spinning tutorial

Roman style bronze Fingerkunkel distaff & a matching spindle set

Roman style bronze Fingerkunkel distaff & a matching spindle set

Spinning the wool, Sovana, Tuscany, Italy

Spinning the wool, Sovana, Tuscany, Italy

Spinning the wool, Sovana, Tuscany, Italy - Cuboimages photo agency

Wrist distaff

Lovely unique wrist distaffs for kniting and spinning. $42.00, via Etsy.

Lovely unique wrist distaffs for kniting and spinning. $42.00, via Etsy.

making a wrist distaff - step 6

Sunday Stitch – How to Make and Use a Beaded Wrist Distaff

Its pretty, its useful, and its drop-proof! Making and using a wrist distaff for hanspinners.

Wristaff handmade braid with African beadwhorl by MandaCrafts. Top whorl spindle made from old CD's and a dowel.

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Wristaff handmade braid with African beadwhorl by MandaCrafts. Top whorl spindle made from old CD's and a dowel.

Wristaff

Distaff for spindle spinning

I’ve read several places that it is useful to have a wristaff/wrist distaff for spindle spinning. A wrist distaff is a tool which sits on your wrist and hangs down, on which you can coil your…

How to make and use a beaded wrist distaff for handspinners

Sunday Stitch – How to Make and Use a Beaded Wrist Distaff

Its pretty, its useful, and its drop-proof! Making and using a wrist distaff for hanspinners.

Lovely unique wrist distaffs for kniting and spinning. $42.00, via Etsy.

Lovely unique wrist distaffs for kniting and spinning. $42.00, via Etsy.

making a wrist distaff - step 6

Sunday Stitch – How to Make and Use a Beaded Wrist Distaff

Its pretty, its useful, and its drop-proof! Making and using a wrist distaff for hanspinners.

Wristaff handmade braid with African beadwhorl by MandaCrafts. Top whorl spindle made from old CD's and a dowel.

This item is unavailable

Wristaff handmade braid with African beadwhorl by MandaCrafts. Top whorl spindle made from old CD's and a dowel.

Wristaff

Distaff for spindle spinning

I’ve read several places that it is useful to have a wristaff/wrist distaff for spindle spinning. A wrist distaff is a tool which sits on your wrist and hangs down, on which you can coil your…

How to make and use a beaded wrist distaff for handspinners

Sunday Stitch – How to Make and Use a Beaded Wrist Distaff

Its pretty, its useful, and its drop-proof! Making and using a wrist distaff for hanspinners.

Nomadic Woman from Ladakh Plying ball

india - ladakh

A visit to the nomadic people living in the Tsomorori Lake area (near Korzok village). Tsomomiri is the largest of the high altitude lakes to be situated entirely within India. The remote high plateau of Changthang stretches from western Tibet into eastern Ladakh.

Wol spinnen / A Kirghiz girl spins wool on Mt. Kunlun, Pamir Plateau, Xinjiang Province, China

1000368 | Keren Su/China Span

A Kirghiz girl spins wool on Mt. Kunlun, Pamir Plateau, Xinjiang Province, Silk Road, China

pocketknife spindle …

Ravelry

Ravelry is a community site, an organizational tool, and a yarn & pattern database for knitters and crocheters.

Romanian spinner. I LOVE her distaff!

Romanian spinner. I LOVE her distaff!

Old lady spinning wool with a distaff in Breb Romania That's a technique you don't see very often.

Old lady spinning wool with a distaff in Breb Romania

Old lady (baba) spinning wool with a distaff in Breb, Maramures Romania

Maltese Woman spinning wool

Maltese Woman spinning wool

Algerian woman spinning yarn,1875

balkangirl

nomehr: “ Algerian woman,1875 ”

Spindle creation with water spicket and crochet hook

Ravelry

Ravelry is a community site, an organizational tool, and a yarn & pattern database for knitters and crocheters.

Peruvian woman spinning wool from llamas near Cuzco, Peru

Peruvian woman spinning wool from llamas near Cuzco, Peru

Flaxwaste thread spinning. Festival of experimental archaelogy. Kernave. Lithuania

Flaxwaste thread spinning. Festival of experimental archaelogy. Kernave. Lithuania

Explore Gatis /Latvia/'s photos on Flickr. Gatis /Latvia/ has uploaded 219 photos to Flickr.

ПРЯЛКА - Wonderful site with many pictures of Russian spinners and tools.

rodrus.com

ПРЯЛКА - Wonderful site with many pictures of Russian spinners and tools.

Pinterest