School: Loughkeeren

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

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Old Crafts - Spinning-Wheel

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0120, Page 66

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My grandmother told me that, the first thing people do when they intend to spin is, to get wool and grease it. They card it into rolls. They get a wheel and go spinning. They take the thread off the spindle and wind it into balls or hanks. They send it to the weaver to weave it into blankets.

Collector
Katie Stephens
Gender
female
Address
Grallagh, Co. Mayo
Informant
(name not given)
Relation
grandparent
Gender
female
Language
English