This article is about the place. For the book chapter, see The Free Commots (chapter).Prydain east of the Small Avren river and south of the Llawgadarn Mountains. Taran came into the Commots during his quest for his ancestry in Taran Wanderer. There he learned the skill of several crafts, including blacksmithing, weaving, and pottery, though he frequently remained unsatisfied with his efforts.
According to Doli, the Fair Folk had a great deal of respect for the Commot folk and kept a few way posts "here and there" in case the largely self-sufficient villagers needed help. Their independence came as a relief to the Fair Folk, given the number of crises elsewhere in Prydain at any given moment.
Commot CenarthHevydd Son of Hirwas, the ironsmith. Here Taran learned the craft of forging steel, and made a sword that rang true despite its ungainly appearance. Taran returned to take on Hevydd as his chief smith during the events of The High King.
Gwenith was home to Dwyvach Weaver-woman, with whom Taran stayed for a time while he learned the art of weaving -- which included carding, spinning and other arduous tasks before he could make his handsome cloak.