An Anglo-Saxon Cyrtel: Appendix A – Timeline and Numbers

Timeline: all time in hours unless noted.
Spinning yarn on a wheel:Note: The spinning alone on a spindle would have taken 300+ hours (Calculation based on timing of 100 yards per hour on a spindle)
100
Time spent mordanting & dyeing yarn:
Madder
12
Queen Anne’s Lace
12
Time spent on weaving the fabric:
Warping the loom:
28
Weaving the fabric:
30
Finishing the fabric:
4
Time spent sewing and assembling:
Getting up courage to make the first cut
1 day
Cutting
1
Sewing seams
6
Finishing raw edges
8
Total hours invested in project:**Not including this documentation.
201

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