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Distaff Day is traditionally celebrated on January 7th Sometimes it is

Distaff Day is traditionally celebrated on January 7th Sometimes it is

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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.

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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. Thi…

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... from which title this blog gets its name – Robert Chambers asserts that 7th January, the day following Epiphany, was called St Distaff's Day from time ...

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. Thi…

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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. Thi…

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St. Distaff's Day; Europe; January 7; The day when housewives resume normal

Chambers has nothing to add of substance about observing the day but does note:

St Distaff Day

Family Scene, Wife With Spinning Distaff, Bourdichon, French, 15th c.

A distaff is a rod that holds the material to be spun, either by spinning wheel or spindle, and was in use from ancient Egyptian times until the 19th ...

Ye must on St. Distaff's Day.

Saint Distaffs day, or the morrow after. Twelfth day.

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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. Thi…

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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. Thi…

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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. Thi…

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. Thi…

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. Thi…

For me, St. Distaff's Day, January 7th, usually is a joyous occasion, many times celebrated with friends, sometimes we bring a dish to pass!

Thank you Suzanne, Alex and all the staff of Eliza for being part of my celebration of Distaff Day. I look forward to seeing the new threads we create in ...

Last week, St. Distaff's Day signaled back to the workaday world for the women, and with the arrival of the Monday after Epiphany we have the official ...

Here thread leaves the distaff and flows to a large loom at the center of the painting. The large wooden loom is ...

To the right and left of the large loom stand two versions of Eliza Doolittle from “My Fair Lady.” This character is the namesake of the company.

To finish with this is a photo of some early flowering snowdrops at the front of our house. They have been in bud for a few days now.

There are two feast days in the year which are dedicated to St Peter. January 16, and June 29 (which is the feast of Saints Peter and Paul).

Sometimes it takes us a very long time to complete even a simple project. This has been the case with this, our Second Annual Copperman's Day print. It is a ...

January is the first month of the year in the Gregorian and Julian calendars and has a length of 31 days.

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They stand as though on the assembly line, they are placing their needed medication in pillboxes. The system at Eliza is trying to help them remember this ...

They stand as though on the assembly line, they are placing their needed medication in pillboxes. The system at Eliza is trying to help them remember this ...

March is the third month of the year in the Julian and Gregorian calendars and the second of seven months to have 31 days. In the northern hemisphere, ...

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My antique Christmas spinning wheel, that arrived in a crate a while before Christmas. It is a joy to spin on! For me, St. Distaff's Day, January 7th ...

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In this painting the sky is blue and the ground consists of an overwhelming mass of green cables and threads. Blue and Green are the corporate colors of ...

Held on the 7th of Æfterra Geola, the day after Epiphany, this is a celebration of women's work and marked the return of women to work in the evening after ...

Distaff Day 2018 in Colorado Springs! Good friends, good food, fine wool,

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My dad passed away peacefully not long past midnight, the 9th of February. He'd had a rough few weeks, but we all got to spend some time with him that night ...

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Picked up some amazing mustard colored, hand knit socks at Orlando Distaff Day this year

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Stevengraph showing Joan of Arc.

January, painting by Leandro Bassano

Men have their own way of celebrating this occasion; this is done through Plough Monday. It is the first Monday after Epiphany

Good Friday is a movable feast determined by Easter. On this day we commemorate the passion and crucifixion of Christ. However, we do not celebrate a weak ...

Modern Date : January 7th

Good Friday is a movable feast determined by Easter. On this day we commemorate the passion and crucifixion of Christ. However, we do not celebrate a weak ...

This is a celebration of the visitation of the Three Wise Kings from the east, probably Persia, who followed a star in the sky to visit the child Jesus.

'Chez Poiret', cover of Les Modes, with designs by Paul Poiret,

Held on the 7th of Æfterra Geola, the day after Epiphany, this is a celebration of women's work and marked the return of women to work in the evening after ...

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This name gradually became simply, Lent – the 40 days leading up to Easter in the Christian Church, during which people traditionally fasted.

The Vertep is a Serbian Orthodox Christmas custom. On Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, a group of boys dressed in variegated costumes goes from house to ...

... scripture and plain reason - I do not accept the authority of the popes and councils, for they have contradicted each other - my conscience is captive ...

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Alsatian spinner with wheel and distaff

The fifth Sunday in Lent, which this year fell on the day after St. Patrick's Day, is traditionally Care or Carling Sunday, or Passion Sunday.

Ostara, as it is known by pagans today, is a spring festival which falls every year on the day of the vernal equinox and must be the only sabbat on the ...

Distaff Day 2018: there is no great way to capture a spindle as high as

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Today is celebrated in parts of Russia as Old Permic Alphabet Day. The Old Permic script (Komi: Важ Перым гижӧм), sometimes called the Abur or Anbur after ...

Happy Distaff day 2018 my fellow fibre lovers! This officially marks the end of the

In the southern hemisphere, January is the second month of summer and the seasonal equivalent of July in the northern hemisphere.

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Martin Luther King Jr. speaking against the Vietnam War at St Paul's Campus, University of Minnesota. 22 April, 1967. Author: Minnesota Historical Society ...

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It is a celebration of Midsummer and of life and is one of the traditional Quarter days.

The celebration of Yule became Yuletide, Christmastide, Candlemas, Twelve days of Christmas… All of these had origins and roots in the ancient Yule ...

January 7th is known as “Saint Distaff's Day.” It is not named after

At dusk on January 8th, the Haloa (῾Αλῶα) starts. Haloa took place every year, during the month Poseideon (Ποσειδέωνας), after the first harvest was over.

St. David's Day celebrations, Cardiff Bay, 2008. Creative Commons

TWELFTH-DAY.

Larry Shaw, the founder of Pi Day, at the Exploratorium in San Francisco. Author Ronhip (Ron Hipschman). Creative Commons

James Watt by John Partridge, after Sir William Beechley. 31 December 1806. Author: Antonia Reeve. Public Domain

The celebration of Yule became Yuletide, Christmastide, Candlemas, Twelve days of Christmas… All of these had origins and roots in the ancient Yule ...