Traditionally, the brat bhríde, or Brigid’s Cloak, was laid outside before sunset on the eve of Brigid’s Feastday, 1st February, and brought back in before sunrise. Blessed by Brigid, ancient Spring goddess and saint, the dew which fell that night imbued the cloth with powers of healing and protection which lasted throughout the year.

It would then be kept in a special place in the house and brought out as needed when illness occurred. It could be wrapped around the head to cure a headache; it was widely used by midwives to help women in childbirth, for Brigid was especially known as being the patron of healers and midwives. It was used on sick animals also, especially cows and sheep for which Brigid had a special affinity.

http://www.brigidscloak.com/brigids_cloak.html

You can use any piece of material you want to use. (helela)

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Comment by Linda M. on January 20, 2019 at 7:32pm

Considering I'm up at 5am to feed the cats breakfast(I go back to bed after)that's not a problem.

Comment by Helela on January 20, 2019 at 3:52pm

For it to work though you have to bring it back in before sunrise the next day though :)

Comment by Mystic Wolf on January 20, 2019 at 1:38pm

WOW, this is realyinteresting about Brigits Cloak and set outside before sunset on the eve of Brigit's feastday. Thanks Helela

Comment by Helela on January 19, 2019 at 8:29am

I know lol.

Comment by Elspeth on January 19, 2019 at 4:41am

My kind of Sabbat:-)

Loved this x

Comment by Helela on January 19, 2019 at 2:49am

Almost everything on Imbolc is pretty easy. A lot of crafts. I think it should last three or four days.

Comment by Linda M. on January 18, 2019 at 10:43pm

Now this is something that is easy to do.  I want to try it.  I like the simple things, the best.

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