My Favorite Links

Here are some of Beth’s favorite links:

Museums

In the US

Nordic Heritage Museum, Ballard,WA

Vesterheim, Decorah, IA

 

In Europe

Setesdal Museet, Rysstad, Norway

Norsk Folkemuseum, Oslo, Norway

 

Blogs/Websites

Handknitting.com– Retail sales of many types of yarn, including traditional gansey yarns.

Knit British– Support wool grown, spun, or dyed in the UK

Kate Davies– Designer of Fair Isle garments

Murphy of Ireland– Online retailers of Donegal Tweed.  Check out the charming videos on their website.

Upton Yarns– Sarah Lake blogs about vegetal dyeing her delicious locally sourced wool yarns (when she’s home), as well as documenting her life and times as a sailor at sea.

Crochet in The Car– Here is a wonderful resource for crocheters-links to information categorized and relevant to crochet basics, beginning, intermediate, and advanced crocheters.  Many thanks to Jill Matthews and her granddaughter Nicole for bringing this to my attention!