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Old Woman Spinning, Micheal Sweerts, Flemish I have been searching high & low for "how to dress a distaff with wool" and so far.

'Woman Spinning' by Michael Sweerts, Flemish painter (1655-1661), Gouda Museum

'Woman Spinning' by Michael Sweerts, Flemish painter Gouda Museum

Jeune Bretonne (fileuse) by Jules Breton

The Rest of the Haymakers by artist Jules Breton. hand-painted museum quality oil painting reproduction on canvas.

SPINNING Woman in Ethnik Dress by TRACHTEN vintage PC. Silesia.

SPINNING Woman in Ethnik Dress by TRACHTEN vintage PC. Silesia.

Tibet

Of course you can spin wool into yarn with a spinning wheel (got to go round/drop all your troubles by the riverside.

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Bunadsjente-ved-rokken ~ Norwegian spinner This looks like Patti Boelte's spinning wheel. And then her hair gets spun into her yarn. Not being snarky, just personal experience because my hair is down to my butt.

La Fileuse, by 1801, Sigmund Freudenberger (1745–1801)

La Fileuse, by Sigmund Freudenberger - An idea for hanging fleece for spinning !

Carding wool. I do this. It is so fun to use hand carders, but more practical to use my drum carder!

A Tudor girl carefully cards wool at the Kentwell Hall May Day weekend.

Fellicia Rodica - Google+  România de demult.

Old customs preserved - Wool spinning Photo: Ionel Onofras

[Italian woman spinning and a baby in a basket.]

Italian Woman Spinning And A Baby In A Basket.] From New York Public Library Digital Collections.

Proverbs bu Pieter Brueghel the Younger on 15th century spinning blog.   Holding distaff!

BRUEGHEL, Pieter the Younger Proverbs (detail) - Oil on canvas Rockox House, Antwerp Distaff spinning

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