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Spin like an Ancient…kinda, sorta, not really

Ever since I read Elizabeth Wayland Barber’s extraordinary book Women’s Work: the first 20,000 years, I have been fascinated by spindle spinning.  I have a couple of beautiful, wood turned ones, a cherry Maggie and a Bog Oak IST, both … Continue reading

20. November 2014 by Rebecca
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The Vikings are Come…to the Antipodes

Our Dear Boy had grown out of all his woollies.  It was time to make something bigger. We talked together about the elements it must include like a hood and a zip. We talked about the elements it might include … Continue reading

08. October 2014 by Rebecca
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