Author Archives: Katrin

We’re obviously into spring now, and softly nearing Easter – the flowers in the garden tell me this: I hope the weather during the weekend will be nice enough to enjoy some gardening – there’s quite a bit of garden … Continue reading

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If you are into Living History or the Middle Ages and you’re looking for an event to go to in August, here’s one that might be interesting to you: Medieval World Convention. It will take place in a lovely spot … Continue reading

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Here’s a few links for you: The new issue of Knitty is up, and among the things featured is a pair of socks with a really fancy heel. Hm. Maybe I have space for one more pair of socks in … Continue reading

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There is a new project coming up (I have hinted at it), and today was full of planning for it – it involves hand-woven fabric again, a whole stack of pieces in different weaves and from different yarns and in … Continue reading

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Well, what do you do once you have made a box loom? Try it out, of course. So I’ve been test-weaving some more, again with silk and gold… and by now, it’s become a fairly long band: …so long that … Continue reading

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Here’s one of the things I played around with regarding spinnning angles – an overlay of several measurements by several people on the same yarn picture. It’s hard to see, but you’ll hopefully be able to make out the angles … Continue reading

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There’s been some more weaving yesterday, and some more preparing for an upcoming course I’ll be giving at the Uni of Paderborn. I’m all excited about it – it will be a three-day seminar regarding old and forgotten textile techniques … Continue reading

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