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Using A Navajo Spindle

joyofhandspinning (Tulasi Zimmer) shows us how to use a Navajo spindle. Navajo spindles are large, relatively heavy support spindles used by Native peoples in the Southwest US. The spindle is supported by the floor/ground and your thigh.

Theresa demonstrates spinning on a Navajo spindle.


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