Young Man Spinning

September 2017

Avani Society

Avani Society
Berinag, India

The process of hand-spinning is simple, and requires only two tools: a drop spindle, or "Katua", and raw material (either Silk or Wool). Using just gravity, drop spindles both twist and pull the yarn downwards. Spinners typically twist the threads with their hands as well to increase its strength.


  • Title: Young Man Spinning
  • Date Created: September 2017
  • Location: Uttarakhand, India
  • Type: Photograph
  • Photography: Avani Society

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