Author Archives: Katrin

The next thing that I sort of dreaded: the spacer chain. For many, many years, I had answered all questions about whether or not I knit with “No, I don’t, that is too modern for me!” and the same is … Continue reading

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It’s been a while since we had scale issues, right? So it might be time for the next instance of these. And the shed should be a nice place for them… I already mentioned that the shed might need to … Continue reading

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A loom with a front and back layer of threads is nice and fine, but a single shed not a weaving makes, or so. Which means… heddles. Now in the very first, quickly-thrown-together setup, I had done a very, very … Continue reading

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Next step for the loom setup was getting the weights… and there’s another thing that does not scale down easily. I had looked for typical weight per thread numbers, but a quick search did not give me any conclusive data, … Continue reading

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The miniature model loom is set up, and functioning, and it was a really fascinating project to do – plus I’m really, really happy with the result. Which looks like this: Setup took quite a long time – as was … Continue reading

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I’ve told you about my spinning project, and my glorious decision to ply the yarn spun from the dyed top with nice, grey Gotland yarn, to get more length. Well, it is finished now, and it looks really nice. It … Continue reading

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It’s a holiday here today, so you’re getting some reading stuff from around the net which will hopefully amuse you: Making a disease from a remedy – how Trotula gets misinterpreted in medicine papers. Disability, fraudulent beggars and medieval surveillance. … Continue reading

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