Mudcat Café message #387936 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #30259   Message #387936
Posted By: sheila
01-Feb-01 - 08:24 PM
Thread Name: Help: Shule Aroon: sell my rock, rod, reel
Subject: RE: Help: Shule Aroon: sell my rock, rod, reel
Years ago, I used to give spinning demonstrations. I have always understood the rock to be the distaff, and the reel, that on which the yarn was wound. Those, and the wheel, would have been important possessions when country people still produced most of their own clothing.