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Dressing the Flax Distaff

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11.Roll the distaff

11.Roll the distaff

Roll the cone distaff in an arc over the fanned flax, wrapping the flax as you go.

Spinning flax & flax distaffs
   a) Types of flax distaff
   b) Making a cone distaff
   c) Preparing flax for the distaff
   d) Dressing a flax distaff

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