January 7: St. Distaff's Day. A medieval European celebration of transitioning back to normal work routines, primarily focusing on spinning. "Partly work and partly play/ You must on St. Distaff's Day." (Links to a thorough history of this holiday, which has been revived by modern crafters.) More
Distaff Day is traditionally celebrated on January 7th. Sometimes it is known as St. Distaff’s Day. It is the day after Epiphany – January 6th. This day signals the official end to the 12 days of Christmas.In the picture - Flax Dressed Very Loosely on a Distaff
Our St. Distaff's Day Sale has now started with prices up to 50% off on exotic fibre blends. Celebrate the day with friends and delicious fibre and yarn treats. Sale runs though January 7. http://ancientartsfibre.com/St_Distaff_s_Day_Sale/ Happy Knitting! Happy Spinning!