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Spinning & Weaving Goddesses

The textile arts of weaving and spinning have always been of great importance to many cultures. Weavers and spinners have been revered as goddesses in mythology.

Name Origin Goddess
Aclla Peruvian Weaving
Arachne Greek Weaving
Chih Nu Chinese Weaving
Eileithyia Greek Spinning
Ehecatl Aztec Crafts
Frau Holle Germanic Spinning
Giane Sardinian Spinning, Weaving
Habetrot English Spinning
Hsi-Ling Shih Chinese Silk weaving
India Rosa Venezuela Weaving, Pottery
Ix Chebel Yax Mayan Weaving, Dyeing, Spinning
Iyamoopo African Indigo, Weaving, Dyeing
Kanene Ski Amai Yehi Cherokee Weaving, Pottery
Kothar-u-Khasis Canaanite Crafts
Lug Celtic Crafts
Myrmex Greek Weaving
Neit Egyptian Weaving, Crafts
Paivatar Finnish Spinning, Weaving, Sun
Papalluga Serbian Spinning
Penelope Greek Weaving
Ruana Nieda Saami Spinning
Rua Tahitian Crafts
Saule Baltic Weaving, Dance, Poetry
Spider Woman Navajo Dine Weaving Spinning
Sreca Serbian Spinning
Sunna Scandinavian Spinning
Sweigsdunka Lithuanian Weaving
Tatsuta-Hime Japanese Weaving
Wakahirume Japanese Weaving

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