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I’m back home from teaching! It was lovely to be in Paderborn, and I really enjoyed the city in springtime – there was a blooming magnolia right in front of the place where I stayed, perfuming the air. I had … Continue reading

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It’s really warm and sunny outside, almost unseasonably so. Since it has been frost-free for a while and there has been some rain, that means it is warm enough, and there is water enough, to finally wash the wool from … Continue reading

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Today was a bit more productive than yesterday, when I got sidetracked way too much (with small, sensible tasks – but still sidetracked, and it still meant I did not get through my list of things). So now, the monthly … Continue reading

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If you’re looking for a Postgrad Scholarship in Archaeology, Readings is offering some, with a submission deadline of April 15. You can read more about it here. The Center for Science and Society at Columbia University is holding a workshop, … 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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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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Well. I took a deep breath, and then I did the final calculations for the wonderful weaving project that ended up exploding… so now I have the numbers, and I can tell you: they are not pretty. Not pretty at … Continue reading

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