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Karelian Weaving and Textiles

Karelian Basketry
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.

Heikinpaiva 2002
The craft of birchbark weaving is taught at the Finnish Festival in Michigan.

Karelian Crafts
Karelian weaving, pickup, open-work lace, birchbark weaving and other traditional crafts.

Karelia Books

Norwegian Mittens and Gloves: Over 25 Classic Designs for Warm Fingers and Stylish Hands
Presenting a beautiful selection of 29 classic figurative concepts. In addition to several animal motifs, the compilation also charts figure and border patterns,

AMBUSH
mbush takes place in the first days of WWII in Russia Karelia by the Finnish border.

A Year In South Karelia
This is a book for anyone who has ever wondered what it’s like to live in Finland. Topics include language, cultural differences, holidays, music, sport, food, and the people, places and things that make them all possible. This is also a book for any Finn who ever wondered how the world sees them, their country and their culture.

Weaving Looms

 

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VINTAGE DRYAD LEISTER 4 SHAFT TABLE LOOM EXCELLENT CONDITION BOAT SHUTTLES - Current price: $300.00 - Auction

Kumihimo Stand Holder Disc Loom Marudai Kit 3 discs 2 stands - Current price: $58.95

Louet W70 Table Loom with Stand and Treadles - Current price: $800.00

Kromski Rigid Heddle Loom BAG 32 Inch BAG ONLY - Current price: $76.00

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