Category Archive: Distaff

Jul 11

Wrist Distaff, What it is and how to use one

What is a Wrist Distaff   A distaff is a device used for holding wool/flax for the spinner, that keeps the loose fiber in an area away from the spinning, so it will not become tangled. If you look at the picture to the right you will notice that the person using the drop spindle just has …

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