About the native wool project started by Selbu spinning mill and me. Our aim is to build a network of farmers and producers, in order to make use of the wool from native Norwegian sheep species in northern Norway. Currently funded by Innovation Norway in Troms.

ullsortering-spaelsau

C1. F2S and F2. No, this is not a secret code or technical specifications. It is the Norwegian wool classification system! Last weekend I attended a wool classification course, arranged by Midt-Troms museum. Large paper sacks filled with wool were dragged into the room by enthusiastic farmers and other fiber enthusiasts, and the smell of sheep, barn …

 

Shawls for Vikings

Viking sjal

Which textiles were in use in the viking period? And what should I sell on a medieval market? I asked myself those and similar questions after having been accepted as as exhibitor at the historic market in Trondheim. I wanted to weave something that could have been worn in that time period and decided to make …

 
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