The Great Wheel, or Walking Wheel, was the first spinning wheel used in Europe. It is a spindle wheel, working on the same principles as wheels already known in the East for cotton spinning and adapted for wool spinning. This lady, depicted in the Luttrell Psalter, is spinning on a great wheel whilst her friend…
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Hand made Socks
using Naturally Dyed Yarn
Warm, soft and hardwearing woollen socks with vintage style.
All the yarn for these socks is dyed using natural materials foraged from hedgerow, larder and garden.
Each pair of socks is unique so don’t delay if you have a particular favourite, they may be gone next time!