February 3rd is St. Blaise's Day. St. Blaise is the patron saint of wool combers.
Saint Blaise, was a physician, and bishop of Sebastea in historical Armenia (modern Sivas, Turkey). According to the Acta Sanctorum, he was martyred by being beaten, attacked with iron combs, and beheaded. He is the patron saint of wool combers.
I will be honoring him by spinning combed top in public. If you are in the area and I would love it if you'd join me! I will be at
It's a Grind
2 North Road
East Windsor, CT 06088
I know that many of you are too far away to join us, so please comment and tell us what you will be spinning in honor of another of our patron saints.