It was believed that the corn spirit lived amongst the crop, and the harvest made it effectively homeless. Therefore, hollow shapes were fashioned from the last sheaf of wheat or other cereal crop. The corn spirit would then spend the winter in their homes until the "corn dolly" was ploughed into the first furrow of the new season.

It was believed that the corn spirit lived amongst the crop, and the harvest made it effectively homeless. Therefore, hollow shapes were fas.

Making a Reed Corn Dolly

Here's how to weave a simple corn-dolly style thing out of five stalks of common rush.

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Corn Dolly

It was believed that the corn spirit lived amongst the crop, and the harvest…

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