School: An Baile Mór (roll number 11193)

Ballymore Lower, Co. Donegal
D. E. Tate
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 1077, Page 259

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    and carded. Then it is spun into knitting wool. Socks and other clothing are knit from the wool. There is a wheel and a pair of bands. A pirn and a wheel and a pair of bands, a hack and a foot board. The pirn is for taking in the wool. It goes in through the eye of the hack. There is a string on the foot board. There is a bent nail in the wheel and it is driven like a sewing machine.
    Pearl Stewart
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