In preparation for my talk at the Pioneer America Society conference, I have been photographing every spinning wheel I can find.
First my Hitchhiker:
Next, Nina's Charka:
And whatever wheels were hanging around the store:
I will be talking about innovations in hand spinning wheel technology.
My abstract is:
Being a brief overview of the glorious history of spinning tools and techniques, with a special consideration of the Venus of Lespugue, Leonardo Da Vinci, Revolutionary Acts of Spinning, Hippies, Bicentennial Celebrations, and Hen-Pecked Husbands.
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