Textile Studies

historical or cultural studies of textiles

Finnish-ing School

Through this blog and through the web knitting community, I have met some wonderful Finns, among many other people all over the world.  I have learned more about Finland through blogs, posts, and photographs.  I already wanted to travel to [...]

Nordic Knitting

Kris and I are off to Seattle to see an amazing lady, learn about Finnish knitting techniques (well, that is just me… Kris will be at the aquarium), and snap lots of photographs of the beautiful northwestern city! I will [...]

Ancient :: Modern

ancient fiber :: modern style The flax plant has been cultivated and used for food and fiber for thousands of years. The flax plant is native to the Mediterranean and Central Asia, explaining the fiber history of linen, spun from [...]