She wiped away the pine needles clinging to her clothes.
At a sufficient distance over the woods this sound acquires a certain vibratory hum, as if the pine needles in the horizon were the strings of a harp which it swept.
"I have an issue with needles," she said.
It is the centre of a district producing needles and fish-hooks.
She opened the bag and grabbed the needles, pulling them out with some yarn.