Category Archives: experimental archaeology

Time for a post about interesting things, some of which you can participate in! If you are in the Southampton area, there’s a project about dexterity in flintknapping:With motion capture. How cool is that! If you’re more on the other … Continue reading

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If you like to knit and would like to do so in the name of science (yay!), or like to spin in the same name, there’s a recent project about Knitting in Early Modern Europe looking for volunteers to do … Continue reading

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Back in 2012, we already did a dyeing experiment at the Forum, investigating the influence of kettle materials on the colour outcome. Our outcome showed a significant difference between the kettle materials that we tested – which were lead, copper, … Continue reading

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I’m back home! It was a wonderful time away – both the Nobilitas-Akademie and the Textile Forum were amazing experiences, and I had a blast at both. I’m equally happy to be home again now, though, and ease myself back … Continue reading

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My spinning for the experiment at the Textile Forum is done – and here’s the result: Three skeins, each with 230+ metres of yarn. Each from the same wool (Eider wool, I love that stuff, it really spins up beautifully), … Continue reading

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Things are going more or less as planned here – every morning, I make a list of the things I want to get done during the day. Every evening, I find that I have not been able to get all … Continue reading

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One of the things in frantic preparation right now are the experiments for the Textile Forum this year. We’ll be having a rather experiment-heavy Forum, and all three planned things involve dyeing – one of the experiments will be a … Continue reading

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