Category Archives: Internet resources

Looking for more yarnwinder pictures didn’t only end in my having way, way too many tabs in the browser open (I will deal with that, hopefully, tomorrow), it also meant I had a look at my bookmark list for picture … Continue reading

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One of the leads to more depictions of yarnwinders (from two people, independently, the Internet is a small place after all) was to the North Porch portal of Chartres cathedral. There are, among many other things, scenes from the active … Continue reading

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If you’re a numbers person (as in somebody who easily remembers numbers, lucky you) and a textile archaeology nerd in addition to that, the two numbers in the blog title might ring a bell for you. If not, let me … 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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Here’s a stack of things you might find amusing or interesting – or at least I hope so: There is a woven and embroidered Game Of Thrones tapestry, modeled after the famous Bayeux original. While the base design was made … Continue reading

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The Library Digitisation Unit of the University of Southampton has a Knitting Reference Library with Victorian knitting manuals and other old and really interesting knitting reference books and instructionals. They also have, under the section slightly misleadingly titled “Knitting Patterns”, … Continue reading

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We went off to harvest some cherries a while ago, and together with loads of them, we accidentally brought back this guy: Which, the Internet helpfully tells me, is the caterpillar of Orgyia antiqua, the rusty tussock moth, or, in German, … Continue reading

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