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Oseberg Distaff clip shot flickrIn our ongoing series featuring Æthelmearc bloggers, we bring you The Missing Spindle, the spinning blog of Mistress Rhiannon y Bwa, OL, OP (mundanely known as Lois Swales).

You will find the blog here.

You will find information on drop spindles, distaffs and whorls (including an interesting and humorous section on using potatoes as whorls).

There are also links to her YouTube videos, a sample which can be seen here:

If you are interested in period hand spinning, check out this blog!