Re: McKinley: what is a spindle?

From: ShanChan <>
Date: Tue Jun 06 2000 - 08:43:21 PDT

I think you may be confusing spinning wheel with spindle. The spindle is the
long stick-like part you wrap the thread around after you've spun it on the
wheel. A picture:

Getting my copy of Spindle's End by the end of next week, hopefully. Be
easier to chat then!


On 6 Jun 00 10:31:01 CDT, wrote:

> I've gotten zero replies for my post about the Spindle's End, which leads
> to believe that none of you have read it yet. Hmmm. Well, I have a
> question for everyone. I went to our Folk Life festival this weekend and
> spent a great deal of time with this woman who was spinning yarn from
> (She was sitting on the porch of this old log cabin; very picturesque.)
> is the pointy part on a spindle that you could possibly prick your finger
> You know, the basis for the sleeping beauty evil... If any of you have
> insight into this question, please help me.
> thanks,
> Morgan
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