Knitted Liturgical Gloves for Elite Churchmen in Medieval and Early Modern Europe
Although tensioning the yarn through a pin or around the neck has been practiced since ancient times, many knitters are not familiar with the technique, which also entails holding and throwing the yarn in a different way.
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As a follow-up to her article in PieceWork Fall 2022, Amber Rose Ostaszewski provides additional resources for learning more about Ukrainian culture.
The two-sided Italian cross-stitch is a square, densely textured stitch and is another member of the large cross-stitch family.
Your treasured textiles may be susceptible to deterioration. But how do you determine what should be sent to a professional for preservation?
Patched and mended fabrics can have a reputation as shabby, but stitchers around the world have developed a variety of mending methods to turn holes into badges.
Explore the tatting treasures made by an avid craftswoman that have been preserved for teaching future generations.