The Japanese "Crane Wife" yanks her own feathers to spin into her creations.
The Navajo "Spider Woman" spun the world out of her sacred web.
Along with Rumpelstiltskin I am finding more and more tales that contain weaving in one form or other as a central element of the plot.
Meanwhile I have re-learned how to knit! Will this slow and steady process win the race? We shall see.