Spinning on a wheel

THE SPINNING WHEELS AND EQUIPMENT FEATURED ON THESE PAGES ARE NOT NECESSARILY SUITABLE FOR BRITISH MID 17TH CENTURY RE-ENACTMENT. IF IN DOUBT PLEASE ASK YOUR LIVING HISTORY ORGANISER

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Spinning techniques

Spinning flax (lONG LINE, LATE 17TH CENTURY ONWARDS) :

Spinning Flax, Double flyer (LONG lINE fLAX. lATE 17TH cENTURY ONWARDS):

Spinning on a Great Wheel:

and again:

From Amanda Hannaford (unable to embed; please click on link):

Spinning Cotton on a Great Wheel

Spinning Cotton on a Great Wheel

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SPINNING WOOL ON A TREADLE WHEEL, PROBABLY MUCH LATER THAN MID 17TH CENTURY

English Woolen Longdraw Spinning

Canadian Production Wheel (Long draw):

Modified long draw:

from a different angle:

And another:

Short draw, (charming, but not very clear):

and again, clearer:

Spinning ‘off the fold’:

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