Tag Archives: Norwegian wool

Sami wool shawls

ulloliidni

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, …

 

A Dress with Stripes

White, flat cardboard boxes, cool and dusty air, shelves overfilled with fur cloaks, bed clothing, shoes, underwear, cloaks, belts and much more. I was aching to take out some of the items to have a closer look, but we had little time and the purpose of our visit to the museum archives of Maihaugen was …

 

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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