Spinning in the Middle Ages & Renaissance
A Treatise on Spinning Machinery

Spinning in the Old Way

Medieval & Renaissance illustrations and artifacts on three related topics: spinning with a distaff & spindle, spinning with a spinning-wheel, and thread-winding.

See also these links on spinning and making distaffs & spindles.



DISTAFF & SPINDLE (See also Woman and the Distaff)

SPINNING WHEELS

YARN-WINDERS

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