Fiber Folklore: The Little Spinner and the Spider

This delightful folktale from the Shetland Islands was posted a few years back on twistcollective.com. Retold by Daryl Brower and illustrated by Eloise Narrigan, it tells how the tradition of knitting Shetland lace began. This enchanting tale can be read and enjoyed here.

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3 thoughts on “Fiber Folklore: The Little Spinner and the Spider

  1. I found this blog through a google search and I wondered if you knew of a contact who would spin dog hair into yarn for a friend of mine? Thanks I signed up to follow your blog, too, as I am a knitter.

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