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6276Re: [sig] Povoinik pattern

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  • Kseniia Smol'nyanina
    Aug 2, 2002
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      Thanks! This is just what I needed!

      -- Kseniia S.

      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Lisa Kies" <lkies@...>
      To: <sig@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Wednesday, July 31, 2002 4:42 PM
      Subject: Re: [sig] Povoinik pattern


      > On Wed, 31 Jul 2002, Kseniia Smol'nyanina wrote:
      >
      > > Does anybody have a pattern or instructions for making a povoinik (the
      little
      > > tight-fitting cap described on Sofya la Rus'
      > > website?(http://www.strangelove.net/~kieser/Russia/KWChead.html) I've
      never
      > > seen one up close, and I can't quite make out how it's done from the
      pictures
      > > on the site.
      >
      > In it's most basic form, the povoinik is a circle (or oval, I suppose)
      > with a simple band around the edge to fasten it to the head. See
      > http://www.strangelove.net/~kieser/Russia/Garb/panova.gif for an example.
      > This pattern should resemble the form of the volosnik (netted "povoinik")
      > I show on my headdress page.
      >
      > Another pattern I've seen (courtesy of Seraphima Yaroslavna's garb class)
      > is a circle edged by a band to go around the top of the head, and a
      > half-circle attached in back to cover the lower back of the head with
      > strings around the edge to gather it around the hair. See
      > http://www.strangelove.net/~kieser/Russia/Garb/navershnik.gif. This
      > pattern is closest to the illustrations you see on my Headdress page, if
      > you ignore the extra forehead and nape decorations.
      >
      > Here's a quick sketch I made of what the two patterns would look like from
      > the side:
      > http://www.strangelove.net/~kieser/Russia/Garb/povoiniki.gif
      >
      > I hope this helps.
      >
      > Sofya la Rus
      >
      >
      >
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