Question: What is the purpose of a spindle whorl?

Spindle whorls function as fly-wheels on long wooden spindles to maintain inertia while spinning raw fiber into twisted thread. Many different materials may be used for the purpose: wood, seeds, stone, fruit, etc.

How do you use spindle sticks?

0:583:55Medieval Hand Spindle Preparation - YouTubeYouTube

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