Candiss talks about how the wool was transformed into yarn on the spinning wheel and what tasks were given to different members of the family. She also comments on the tedious nature of this work and how it inspired fairy tales like Rumpelstiltskin and Sleeping Beauty.
Sheep to Shawl, Part 4: Making Yarn
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This fall Witness Stones will commemorate the lives of Dinah and Peter, two enslaved inhabitants of the Scott House.
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