Haven’t had much inspiration to do anything SCA-related lately. I’ve felt it before and I know I’ll find inspiration again. Went to some local second hand stores a couple of days ago and made quit a bargain.

A bobbin winder (sv: spolmaskin)

A bobbin winder (sv: spolmaskin)

A rigid heddle and a "garnsticka"

A rigid heddle and a "garnsticka"

I got a bobbin winder for 20 kr (approx. $ 2.5) – I don’t think the old lady knew what it was. I new one costs about 500 kr ($ 60)! The rigid heddle and the “garnsticka” (anyone know the English term?) is always useful weaving tools.

This weekend I’ll be going to Bothild for some natural dyeing. We’ll be dyeing wool and silk with walnuts, madder, cochineal (carmine), roots of galium and other stuff we can find in the garden/forest. Sigrid and Egil will also be there and I haven’t seen them for I while so that will be fun too!

Hopefully I’ll get the supplies tomorrow and then I can start pre-mordanting the yarn with alum.

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