Author Archives: Katrin

By chance, I stumbled across the advent calendar being done over at Historical Textiles – featuring a nice textile every day, such as finds from the Oseberg burial or Swedish church textiles, with lovely close-up pictures. Go check it out … Continue reading

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The 60th issue of the Archaeological Textiles Review is due out soon, and this issue is focussing on the study of Early Modern knitted items. It includes articles on two 16th century caps (including the earliest known example of Danish knitwork), 16th century wool … Continue reading

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It’s the time of year that the oven sees lots of action – this year, it’s extra exciting as the new oven seems to have quite different ideas about temperatures than the old one had. Things turn out slightly… differently … Continue reading

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Things going on here? I’m still catching up, though it is sort of getting slowly, slightly, better. Or at least that is what I tell myself… There’s preparation for the next workshops (getting the tools together, and fine-tuning plans); there’s … Continue reading

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Well, technically my blogiversary is not today, but was on Saturday. Which means that normally I would more or less ignore that, and just go on with things like nothing has happened, but… But. This year sees my tenth blogging … Continue reading

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Just in case you’re looking for something delightfully weird to bake this season, here’s a lovely long blog post about how to make cuneiform gingerbread. The post is from last year, but hey, what’s a year more or less when … Continue reading

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Yesterday’s post reminded me that I have not written about the Forum yet… so here are at least some pictures that I took to hopefully delight you! There was another instance of the Pompeii Dyeing Experiment, so liquids were boiled … Continue reading

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