School: Loughkeeren

Location:
Knockatemple, Co. Mayo
Teacher:
Anna M. Warde

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Old Crafts - A Spinning Wheel

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0120, Page 63

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My Grandmother has a spinning wheel. She still uses it for spinning wool to make stockings. The spinning wheel is like a long seat with two posts standing out of it, and the wheel hangs in between the posts. They put the thread on a spindle and it comes out at one side of the wheel.

Collector
Sara Hall
Gender
female
Address
Loughkeeraun Well, Co. Mayo
Informant
(name not given)
Relation
parent
Gender
female
Language
English