Dyed our own yarns with natural ingredients - plants, herbs, berries - since I was a youngster . . . it's practically a lost art now! This is good info - How to make mordants for natural dyes.
peoriarhetoriapeoria: “artssake: “ Carding Wool ” Otomi women with barrel cactus in Mexico carding dyed wool into roving. ”
Learn everything you need to know about drop-spindle spinning including how to use a drop spindle, best practices and more in this introductory guide.
Spinning Wheel Components
Peruvian Type Backstrap Loom (after Albers 1965)
Scandinavian Pre-Viking Gilt Salins Style III Box Brooch
Langobardic shield boss, 7th century
Impugnatura di spada del tipo ad anelli intrecciati, Trezzo sull'Adda, VII secolo / Interwoven rings type sword hilt from Trezzo sull'Adda, 7th century
Geological time and the history of life chart.
timeline-of-world-history-poster Available for purchase.