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“You actually don’t know how to make the weaver’s knot?” The production boss stared at me surprised and smiled mockingly. I was embarassed, three years ago I had passed the Norwegian weaving exam which lasted for six whole days and I was a journeyman  in weaving. “You need to be able do do this knot …

 

Sami wool shawls

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Last year Hilde Lund, a well-known Sami  crafts person , asked me if I would weave brown and grey sami wool shawls.  I told her I had to think it over. While weaving red, blue and green shawls for the local crafts store,  I felt the need to create other color combinations. After many sketches, …

 

In the beginning ov July I was in the city of Arkhangelsk, in the northwest of Russia. Together with other craftspersons from the museum in Midt-Troms I was invited to participate in the IIIrd International Pomor Craftsmen Gathering at the open air museum of Malye Korelye (Малые Корелы). My assignment was to give a short …

 

Summer!

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Every year I come to a point where I no longer can imagine that the landscape ever will be green again. There are still patches of ice on the street, and the snow heaps are grey and ugly. But all of a sudden there are some warm days in June and everything is green! I …

 
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