In Varos they believed that the saint Aghios Haralambos once saved the village from the plague overrunning Lemnos. The Saint instructed the residents to spin a "one-day thread" and surround the village with it. This happening is still repeated on the Saint's day, on February 10th.
Source: Nikos Nikolaidis, 1999, Churches and chapels of Lemnos. Etairia Archipelaos