Wheat field in Scotland

Straw craft , Wheat Weaving, Corn Dollies and Kern Idols

It’s nearing that time of year again. The wheat,rye and barley are almost ripe and the Raspberries and Bilberries are coming out in force. Poppies dot red the yellowing seas of grain. It’s nearing Lunastal and folks are readying to take in the harvest from the fields. This was a time of celebration, coupling up before the hard…

buckquoy Spindle whorl 8th Century

Spin the wheel and seal your fate – Spinning and weaving in magical practice

Island Spinning Song Hullamackadoo, hooravahee Hoorovahinda, hoorovahinda, Hullamackadoo, hooravahee, O dicko-o-deck-o-dandy When will someone come to me? Will he come by land or sea Will he my own lover be? O, tell me truly, wheel. Wheel o’ fate what is’t you say? This year, next, or ne’er a day? When will a wooer come my…