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For Ireland an interesting solution was 'fake fur' cloaks, made of wool, where the shaggy appearance was obtained in various ways - or with teasels to brush up the nap (another traditional method was to sprinkle the cloth with honey and rub up with a bag of small stones) - or the threads or locks of...
- Sat Mar 09, 2013 7:10 pm
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- Topic: Spinning and tablet weaving supplies
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It is quite an old thread, but in case someone's still interested in obtaining spindles, spindle whorls and weaving tablets - there's a Polish company that sells them: Bone & Horn Items , Spindles & Spindle Whorls . The website is in Polish, but as far I know they ship abroad, and their e-ma...
I never tried to use it myself, I just found such info in "Rich & Rare. The Story of Irish Dress" by Brid Mahon, where the Galium verum was described: "It is one of the few native plants to yield a red dye and is sometimes known as binid , meaning 'rennet'. The juice of the stem h...