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Weaving and Handspinning Articles
|Knitted and Felted Christmas Stockings|
|Alphabet Knitting Patterns|
|The Lady and the Unicorn|
A photo gallery of the famous Lady and the Unicorn tapestries.
Information about using mineral dyes.
A new yarn for the technological age.
|Dyer's Week in Finland|
The Dyer's Week in the Finnish countryside was filled with interesting and informative workshops: natural dyes, mushroom dyes, papermaking, fabric printing, peatmoss yarn.
Mushroom Dye Workshop.
Natural Dye Samples
Did you know that some antique cars used paper fabric for seat covers?
|Verulamium - Roman Ruins|
The Roman ruins at Verulamium had several interesting weaving and handspinning artifacts: loom weights, drop spindles, buttons, sewing needles.
| Mudchute Farm|
The city of London has several city farms where there are sheep, goats, and other farm animals. I've had the opportunity to give weaving and spinning demonstrations at Mudchute Farm.
Lambs, birds & horses
Members of the London guild visited to help weavers create new products using nettle fibre.
|Whitchurch Silk Mill|
A visit to a working silk mill in the UK.
|Crock Pot Dyes|
How to dye yarn in a slow cooker.
A free pattern for knitting a Japanese wood sorrel.
The making of Karelian birch baskets, naalbinding, felting and other traditional crafts were part of an EU project, Handiscola.
|Seed Stitch Hat|
A knitting pattern for a hat, using handspun Corriedale yarn, knit in Seed Stitch, that has been machine felted.
The Science Museum in London has a working Jacquard loom and other interesting weaving equipment.
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