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  • loweosborn
    Hi, I meant to say at the end I would love to do a pair of wool mittens to embroider on not the horsehair ones ! Karin ... be ... add ... Very ... I
    Message 1 of 2 , Feb 26, 2007
      Hi,

      I meant to say at the end I would love to do a pair of wool mittens
      to embroider on not the horsehair ones !

      Karin



      --- In nordicknitters@yahoogroups.com, "loweosborn" <loweosborn@...>
      wrote:
      >
      > I took the picture of the mitten made of horsehair at the
      > Västernorrlands Museum, Sweden last summer. See Photo section.
      > The curator explained that these were not created for warmth put to
      be
      > able to get a better grip on the fish when ice fishing. They could
      add
      > a little wool to the horsehair to help it bind together better.
      Very
      > coarse !
      >
      > It would be interesting to try and learn how to do this technique.
      I
      > love the embroidery on some of them.
      >
      > Karin
      >
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