Paivatar: blpaivatar

Paivatar – Finland’s goddess of weaving and the Sun

Textile Postage Stamps Finland: stamps-finland

Weavers shuttle 1985 – Fabric 2000 – Ryijy 2000 – Linen weaving [sc name=”medianet300x250″] [sc name=”Amazon-Bottom”]

Karelian Crafts

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, … Continue reading “Karelian Crafts”

Fiber Crafts Finland

Where to find yarns and spinning fiber in Finland

History of the Rya Rug

A brief history of rya rugs in Finland and Sweden