Spinning Curds and Whey – Milk Protein FibreI bought a new spinning wheel recently-A Kromski Polonaise from Wingham Woolwork. This is a Ferrari of spinning wheels.
During a visit to the British Museum, I noticed an ancient textile that had a V-Neck shape. On closer inspection it looked like the neckline had been shaped on the loom. I tested this theory of how this could be done on my loom.Qasr Abrim Garment -3rd or 4th Century
A summary of some of the Nalbinding stitches: York, Mammen, Oslo, Finnish 2+2
I have seen several references to dyeing yarns with Ivy vines, but none of them seem to have any detailed instructions. Since Ivy is very plentiful in the neighbouring fields and paths near me, I thought I would give it a try.
Saami Band Weaving Drafts for 7 Pattern ThreadsSami Band Weaving is characterized by its complexity of geometric patterns that can be woven using simple tools.These 7 thread Saami band weaving patterns can be woven on a variety of different styles of Saami heddles such as the Beaivi, the Sunna or standard weaving heddles.
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