Handiscola Project

Handiscola – an EU funded project to teach historic Finnish textile crafts.

Rya Rug Stitching Instructions

The Finnish Rya is made of knotted wool(with about a 1 – 1.5 inch pile), tied to a handwoven fabric backing. The special rya backing is woven using linen warp and wool weft. The backing is woven with spacing to allow the rya knots to be tied or sewn in. Some shifting of the weft … Continue reading “Rya Rug Stitching Instructions”

Newsletter Archive: news081012

Date: August 10, 2012 Hi Everyone, Big O Games Have you been watching the Olympics? Some enthusiatic knitters got into a bit of trouble with their knitting. https://www.allfiberarts.com/2012/big-o-games.htm Spears Weaving Loom I found this lovely little child’s loom on Ebay. It’s perfect for weaving small tapestries. https://www.allfiberarts.com/2012/spears-loom.htm Felted Necklace An easy project for a beginner … Continue reading “Newsletter Archive: news081012”