1. Drawing and twisting fibres into thread
2. Rotating very quickly
Book Review: Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences by L. Shillito, E. Fairnell and H. S. Williams (eds)
Variables and Assumptions in Modern Interpretation of Ancient Spinning Technique and Technology Through Archaeological Experimentation
The Textilforum was founded to bring practitioners of all textile crafts together, to compare notes and to learn from each other. Following the success of the first Textilforum, held in Eindhoven in September 2009, this year’s was held in Schnalstal, in South Tyrol, the German-speaking part of Northern Italy from 6-12 September...
The summer of 2010 saw the 50th anniversary of the discovery of the Viking Era site at L’Anse aux Meadows in Newfoundland Canada. To celebrate this milestone Parks Canada arranged a number of special events, including an August visit from the Dark Ages Re-creation Company (DARC)...