Paivatar – Finland – Goddess of Spinning, Weaving and the Sun
She was called ‘competent maid’ or ‘resplendent of the shaft-bow of the sky.’… Read more...
Birchbark basket weaving.
Leno Lace Pickup
A special type of lace pickup weave technique.
Blue Skirts, Golden Belts
Ancient Land of Karelians
One of the traditional crafts of Karelia was splinter or birchbark weaving.… Read more...
Many of these websites on Finland’s crafts are in Finnish. Some also have English webpages.
Finnish cotton and linen yarns.… Read more...
A Rya tapestry is similar in nature to a knotted Persian carpet. It is
comprised of woven rows of weft alternating with rows of knotted yarn.… Read more...