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Absolutely everything you ever wanted to know about silk (tussah silk & mulberry silk & others) and tons and tons of info about spinning. Amazing reference!

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Ugly Stik Bigwater Spinning Rod - 7' Length, 1 Piece Rod, 15-30 lb Line Rating, 3-4-4 oz Lure Rate, Heavy Power

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W&M Skeet Reese Tournament, Spinning Rod - 7'3' Length, 1pc Rod, 6-15 lbs Line Rate, 1-8-3-8 oz Lure Rate, Drop Shot

Series One Spinning Rod - 7' Length, 1 Piece, 4-10 lb Line Rate, 1-16-3-8 oz Lure Rate, Medium-Light Power

The Vikings used both top and bottom whorl spindles, but since most of the whorls are found without shafts it’s hard to say which was most common. There are also findings of a wooden rod, called a spinning hook. It’s simply a stick they twirled around like a spindle. The weight of the whorls, suggests that the Vikings spun yarn of different weights. It is interesting to see that the lighter whorls were very common. The yarn they spun with these would have been thin and used to make fine…

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