Author Archives: Katrin

I’ve finished Vodka Lemonade a while ago, and I’m finally getting around to blogging it. It took me about half a year to knit this. Yes, I am a slow knitter – not when I am actually knitting, that is … Continue reading

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You might remember that I went to Belgium in January, to teach tablet weaving at the beautiful Merveille de Méry? This summer, there will be another workshop there. It’s a relatively modern form of embroidery, but since Tambour embroidery has … Continue reading

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A while ago, I marked out two weekends for giving workshops… and then it took me a while to decide on what topics to offer. In the end, I had decided on making one of the weekends a two-day tablet-weaving … Continue reading

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It has taken a good while, but it’s finally all settled – the European Textile Forum 2019 has a venue, and it will take place November 4-10 as planned. Our venue for this year is the Lauresham Laboratory for Experimental … Continue reading

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If you’re interested in horses, horse breeding, or ancient DNA studies, here’s a paper posted on about ancient horse DNA – discovering two now-extinct horse lineages, as well as proof that mules were already bred and used more than … Continue reading

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There’s so much knowledge that we have lost about medieval crafting – but some of it has been re-discovered, or has been revived. Watching these old crafts come to life again is something utterly fascinating, and I always find it … Continue reading

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If you’re a European citizen, please remember that the European Elections are coming up – and voting is a right and a privilege that we all should make use of. If you’re not sure how this all works, you can … Continue reading

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