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  1. Karen

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    In order to make more room on the 1st page for the day-to-day discussions, we have decided to list the following former stickies in this manner so they will still be easily accessible. You can still post them at any time, but find them easier. If you have another category of "101's" that is not listed below, please let me know you have put up a thread of a new 101, and I will be happy to come here and add that thread link. :)

    Sheering Your Own Sheep 101:
    http://homesteadingtoday.com/showthread.php?t=157526

    Washing Fleece 101:
    http://homesteadingtoday.com/showthread.php?t=157527

    Tanning Hides 101:
    http://homesteadingtoday.com/showthread.php?t=157528

    Spinning 101:
    http://homesteadingtoday.com/showthread.php?t=157518

    Dyeing fibers - tutorial
    http://homesteadingtoday.com/showthread.php?p=2404064#post2404064
     
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    In order to make more room on the 1st page for the day-to-day discussions, we have decided to list the following former stickies in this manner so they will still be easily accessible. You can still post, or add to these at any time, but find them easier. If you have another category of "links" that is not listed below, please let me know you have put up a thread of a new category of links, and I will be happy to come here and add that thread link :)

    Crochet Links:
    http://homesteadingtoday.com/showthread.php?t=157522

    Weaving Links:
    http://homesteadingtoday.com/showthread.php?t=157524

    Fiber Links:
    http://homesteadingtoday.com/showthread.php?t=157523

    Spinning Links:
    http://homesteadingtoday.com/showthread.php?t=157521

    Knitting Links:
    http://homesteadingtoday.com/showthread.php?t=157520

    Felting Links:
    http://homesteadingtoday.com/showthread.php?t=158250

    Wool Processor Links (from the Sheep board):
    http://homesteadingtoday.com/showthread.php?t=43673
     

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    Where is the 101 link that describes in detail how to go from making a basic knit stitch to completing elegant and extravagant garments with impunity ?
     
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    Rabbitgeek's list of fiber links

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    It's been a while since I've updated my list of fiber links.
    http://rabbitgeek.com/links_fiber.html

    Here are the new additions:

    (Dec 2009) Weavolution - a gathering place for handweavers
    Weavolution is an online forum focusing on the craft of weaving
    and related activities. You can visit the website and browse six public
    forums or become a registered user (for free!) to join any of the dozens
    of other public forums. Many well known and popular weavers, bloggers,
    and fans are members of the forum, which has been very helpful to many
    people. A recent upgrade to the message format now allows all messages
    to be displayed in chronological order, making the system much easier to
    use then before. So if you haven't visited lately or never visited before
    now is a good time to check it out.
    http://www.weavolution.com/

    (Dec 2009) Ravelry is a place for knitters, crocheters, designers,
    spinners, and dyers to keep track of their yarn, tools, and pattern
    information, and look to others for ideas and inspiration.
    Ravelry recently added "weaving" as an official craft in recognition
    of the hundreds of weavers who were already using the site.
    There is a invitation waiting list for Ravelry because Ravelry needs to
    add people at certain pace to keep the site from crashing.
    So apply for an invitation at the site and you'll get an invite
    in a few days. Ravelry is free to join.
    http://www.ravelry.com/

    (Dec 2009) Patty Anne's Place - resources for rigid heddle weaving
    With a focus on the Cricket rigid heddle loom, Patty Anne's Place has
    videos showing how to do different skills like direct warp, leno weaving,
    brook's bouquet, and more.
    http://www.pattyannesplace.com/index-2.html

    (Dec 2009) Sprang - an ancient craft which is a cross between
    weaving and knitting. Follow these links for your own sprang adventure.

    Wikipedia - Sprang
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sprang

    Stringpage.com - Sprang info
    http://www.stringpage.com/sprang/sprang.html

    Regia Anglorum - Anglo-Saxon and Viking Crafts - Sprang
    http://www.regia.org/sprang.htm

    Also check out my blog:
    Franco's Fiber Adventure
    http://francosfiberadventure.blogspot.com/

    Have a good day!
     
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    Dress Like An Egyptian
    Found a very cool doc while searching for "sprang" and "egypt"

    Information Pack on Textiles in the
    Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology (London)
    for Students Studying Textiles at Key Stage 4.
    Produced with the support of the Sharing Museum Skills Awards
    http://www.petrie.ucl.ac.uk/textilepack.doc

    Contents

    Introduction: The Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology and its Textiles 3

    Section I: Examples of garments and other textiles in the Petrie Museum
    Tarkhan dress
    Deshasheh dresses
    Gurob sleeves
    Bag-tunics
    Bead-net dress
    Beaded headband
    Sprang-cap (finger woven netting)
    Socks (single needle knitting/nalbinding?)
    Household textiles
    Soft toys
    Painted shrouds and Mummy wrappings

    You've got to check this out! Good overview with some interesting drawings!

    Have a good day!
     
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    More sprang links

    Middle Kingdom Textile Artisan Guild
    Click on the various sprang articles
    http://mktag.org/projects/content.html

    Doni's Coptic Bag Sprang Project
    http://www.angelfire.com/journal2/donisfuff/coptic.html

    Ellen Shipleys Weft To My Own Devices sprang article
    http://wefttomyowndevices.blogspot.com/2008/03/sprang.html

    Ronald and Blue's Web Site with Sprang and Nalbinding
    English Version - Click on pictures to read about Techniques
    http://www.denblauwenswaen.nl/engels.htm

    Jen's Coptic Sprang Article
    with links to other articles
    http://genvieve.net/sca/copticsprang.html

    Sprang Article from House Ebarra Early Period #7
    http://www.housebarra.com/EP/ep07/11sprang.html

    Have a good day!
     
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    New Sprang list on yahoogroups
    There is a new group for discusssion of Sprang, a string craft of interlocking warp used to create webbing for sashes, bags, hairnets, hammocks and more.

    Go to yahoo groups to sign up
    http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Sprang_List

    You are invited to join and share information about sprang both modern and historical.

    Note: There is another older Sprang group on yahoo, but it appears to have gone dormant. Hence, the new list.

    Have a good day!
    Franco Rios, listowner Sprang_List
     
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    Japanese braiding on circular cards is called kumihimo, here is wikipedia
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kumihimo

    There are tons of sites with info
    Check out the Braid Society, click on "Our Techniques" to find kumihimo
    http://www.braidsociety.com/

    Check out Weavershand for info
    http://www.weavershand.com/

    Check out Braidershand for supplies
    http://www.braidershand.com/

    Check out Curious Weaver magazine issue #3, free download,
    for Japanese braiding info
    http://curiousweaver.id.au/archives/2

    Have a good day!
    Franco Rios
     
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    Links from Franco's notepad

    While researching I run into websites of interest and I post them here for you to examine.

    tips for rag rug hems: Jenny Bellairs blog
    http://jennybellairs.blogspot.com/2010/12/tips-for-rag-rug-hems-additional-photo.html

    http://jennybellairs.blogspot.com/2010/05/rag-rug-weaving-tips.html

    Dirty Jobs: Mike at Ohio Valley Natural Fibers woolen mill
    http://www.tvduck.com/frame.php?epi=342968&view=849342

    Also at:
    http://dsc.discovery.com/videos/dirty-jobs-woolen-mill-operator/

    Pehuenche/Pewenche Weaving - Chile
    http://en.trekaleyin.com/trekaleyin/kintupi/

    The Mapuche (English version)
    http://www.bariloche.com.ar/museo/MAPUING.HTM



    Deb McClintock's Weaving and Dyeing
    http://web.me.com/debmcclintock/Site/Start.html

    Jane Evan's Split Shed Weaving Technique
    http://janeevans.ca/Techniques.shtml


    Wadmal Class 2009, note weighted warp loom
    http://szarka.typepad.com/sca/2009/08/wadmal-class-pennsic-2009.html

    Yearning to weave - free rigid heddle loom projects
    http://schachtspindle.com/yearning to weave/yearning to weave.php


    Twining On the Lily Bag Loom
    Instruction manual for basic twining
    http://www.cs.arizona.edu/patterns/weaving/monographs/lily_bag.pdf

    Ruth Macgregor's website, Spinning Forth
    http://www.spinningforth.com/pseudoblog/pseudoblog.html

    Beautiful backstrap weaving
    Qanachin - Respectable weaving
    http://www.qanachin.com/Our_Albums/Our_Albums.html

    saami weaving on youtube

    These videos of Saami weaving were mentioned on the Weaving yahoogroup.
    You go to Youtube and search for "greneveving" (means branch weaving?)
    http://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=greneveving&aq=f

    Look for Greneveving - Rátnogođđin del 1 (Part 1)
    Also check out parts 2, 3, 4

    See her weave first selvedge with a rigid heddle, then mount the piece on a warp weighted loom, then watch the magic as she weaves with her fingers. This is beautiful stuff.

    Textile School
    Under Weaving there is discussion of different types of looms.
    It's about production automation but interesting
    http://www.textileschool.com/School/Weaving.aspx



    Cabin Cove website/blog
    David Taylor Daniels, weaver
    http://cabincove.com/archives/2771

    Handloom Weaving, Mattie Phipps Todd, 1902 - A scanned book
    Comprehensive guide to basic weaving
    http://fax.libs.uga.edu/T848xT7/1f/hand_loom_weaving.pdf

    Rag Rug Weaving - Master's Thesis - Ashlee Tecza 2007
    http://etd.ohiolink.edu/send-pdf.cgi/Tecza Ashlee R.pdf?akron1185901168

    Raven's Tail Weaving

    Raven Weaver - LISA HAGEMAN YAHGULANAAS
    http://ravenweaver.com/

    Artists Talk about their work - Audio MP3
    Includes raven's tail technique
    http://jukebox.uaf.edu/Sitka/program/htm/artists.htm

    Ravenstail Weaving
    http://www.uas.alaska.edu/soundings/archive-files/2007/04-13/weaving.html


    Edited to add:

    The list of Ravens Tails sites is not complete without this one.
    Talk about soul and eye candy
    Raven's Tail - Cheryl Samuel

    http://ravenstail.com/gallery/fibre/

    Have a good day!
     
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