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.
I've had an interest in weaving, looms, yarns and textiles since I was a small child. I learned to knit, crochet, sew, do needlepoint at my mother's knee. My grandmother was a Saami from northern Norway. I am very interested in studying more about traditional Saami and Finnish style weaving and handicrafts.
Garment V Neck Shaping on Loom
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 […]
Nalbinding Stitch Summary
A summary of some of the Nalbinding stitches: York, Oslo, Mammen,
Ivy Leaf Dye
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 […]
Saami Band Weaving: Sunna 7
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 […]
Fungi Dyes Index
Fungi Dye Recipes Fungi Dye Pisolithus arhizusFungj Dye Phaeolus-schweinitziiFungi Dye BoletopsisFungi Dye Hapolopilus-rutilans Fungi Dye Cort-semisanguineousFungi Dye – Boletopsis Natural Dyes – LichenLichenInternational Fungi and Fibre Symposium 2010 Fabric PrintingPrint Making with […]