Spinning wheel demonstration to be held in Canton
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 5:27 pm

CANTON -- The St. Lawrence County Historical Association (SLCHA) will present a spinning wheel demonstration on Saturday, Jan. 25, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Noted North Country spinner Ellen McCrea will demonstrate the craft of spinning and compare different types of spinning wheels, and speak about spinning various fibers and the growing and processing of flax.

Carlton Stickney, curator of the current Spinning Wheel and Textile Tool Exhibit, will give a short presentation at noon on various tools used in spinning.

The exhibit has over 11 spinning wheels, five yarn winders, and several display cases of textile tools; it will be open to the public until Feb. 15.

Info: www.slcha.org.