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Spinning and Weaving Stories and Tales

Blonde and the Cute Sheep
A humorous sheep joke, submitted by one of our members.

Fairy Tales
Fairy tales often feature weavers and spinners with powers of wisdom and ingenuity.

Mythology
Ancient mythological tales about weaving and spinning.

To Suzanne
A beautiful weaver’s poem written by a dear friend of mine.

Drug Glooms
A humorous tale by Peter Collingwood, who was inspired to write this having seen a loom advertised “complete with shuffles”.

The Flax
There are some delightful stories about weaving at this site, including one about the lowly flax plant.

No Ordinary Blanket
A touching story about how a blanket can become part of our lives.

Sheep Jokes
A great collection of sheep jokes.

Weaving Words for the Web-Weary
Peter Collingwood travels to Sweden and tells of his visit to a belting factory.

Spinning Wheels – EBay Watch

 

Ebay Finds

Sunset design Jiffy Stitchery embroidery kit 1975 #388 $389 spinning wheel chair - Current price: $22.99

6091 Vintage FILET INITIAL CHAIR SET Pattern to Crochet (Reprint) - Current price: $7.99

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SPINNING FIBER pre-drafted Pencil Roving for easy hand spinning. Finest super... - Current price: $21.22

Ashford Kiwi Spinning Wheel 2 - Unfinished - Current price: $554.13

Jumbo Flyer KIT Polonaise Symphony Minstrel Finished Walnut - Current price: $120.00

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