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Viking Whipcord

Interlocking or Making a Viking Whip-cord http://genvieve.net/sca/whipcording-howto.html

Fiber

Bast fibers Fibers that are extracted from the stem of a plant are called “Bast” fibers. Flax, hemp, ramie and nettle are “soft” bast fibers that were plausibly used in clothing worn in the SCA period(600-1600 CE). Flax The fibers of linen are made from […]

Embroidery on Clothing

Embroidery for Clothing – Anglo Saxon

Thread Numbering

what does 60/2, 20/3 etc mean? http://www.q7design.demon.co.uk/lacenotes/sizes/threads.html

Low immersion dying

http://www.pburch.net/dyeing/lowwaterimmersion.shtml

Tubular Tablet Weaving

From an email from phiala@email.com Henshall, A. 1964. Five tablet-woven seal tags. Archaeological Journal 121:154-162. 5. Multicoloured tablet-woven cord The charter is by John (de Balliol), King of Scotland, to Nicholas de Haia, of thelands of Erroll, etc. Granted at Lindores, 1 August 1294. Material. […]

Tablet Weaving: Dad’s Belt

Tablet Weaving: Dad’s Belt

Front Back Turning sequence: Turn forward until you see 5 triangles. On the 6th triangle reverse half way through. Turn backwards until you see 5 triangles. Comments: Using 32 cards of size 12 cotton crochet thread this piece came out to a width of just […]

Anglo Saxon threaded in pattern

Anglo Saxon threaded in pattern

Band completed 10/23/2002 What it is This tablet woven band is woven using 18 tablets each with 4 strands of size 10 cotton crochet thread (a total of 72 threads) using the method described as “Pack Idling” by Peter Collingwood in The Techniques of Tablet […]

First Tablet Weaving: Double Diamonds

First Tablet Weaving: Double Diamonds

I found the design for this here: http://www3.sympatico.ca/kirkflowers/tablet5.html (site no longer active) Front Back Threading diagram for use in Gutram’s Tablet Weaving Thingy Turning sequence: 8 forward 8 backward Comments: Using 36 cards of size 10 cotton crochet thread this piece came out to a […]