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I’m back from a really wonderful weekend, teaching tablet-weaving and hand sewing and fingerloop braiding and spinning, and having nice chats and lots of interesting questions and discussions, in splendid company and with a lot of coffee. I’ve also gotten … Continue reading

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I mentioned the hard and firm rules in the post about tablet weaving a few days ago, and that is just the thing to segue off into some ponderings about what I call “Crafter’s Bias”. When you are doing craft … Continue reading

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There’s been this video going more or less viral, about how people walked differently in medieval times. It’s spread a lot, and it finally arrived at the rock that I live under, and I watched it. And went Aaaaaaaaaaarrggh. In … Continue reading

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If you are trying to read things that are not in your language on the Internet, there’s a few more or less helpful tools to use that offer machine translation. I’m sure you have all been victim of those already … Continue reading

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And here you go again, with an assortment of links in various flavours! Maybe you have seen the claims that the Voynich manuscript has been deciphered – this has been debunked right away. Bonus article about how it’s not been … Continue reading

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Today, I’m off to Bielefeld, to set up the shop there, give a workshop on spinning and have a fair amount of fun. Today, by the way, is also my one year anniversary of reaching my goal weight, and I’m … Continue reading

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Some more stuff, while I am prepping for Bielefeld in the background and still trying to get on top of the heap… Here’s a free Dragon Lace pattern – for you knitters among us. The really fun thing about it … Continue reading

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