Carding wool on hand cards in preparation for spinning.
Spinning on a walking wheel (also known as a great wheel).
These pictures were taken at my parents house. They have a great wheel they found at a local auction sitting in their living room.
I didn't have anything to do, so I decided to give it a whirl. It took me awhile to figure out exactly how to use it right, but it was fun! I watched some YouTube videos which helped with my technique as I have never actually ever seen anyone spin on one. The last time I used it I was still living at home and there was no such thing as YouTube!
I recently inherited a great wheel from my great-great-great grandmother on my dad's side of the family. It has a few pieces missing, but I am hoping to get it put back together enough so I can spin with it sometime soon.
Here she is- isn't that neat?!