Fiber Judaica Links
The Fiber Gypsy
, of course. Lots of information on garment sizes, needle conversions, etc.
. Amazing spinning and knitting. A must-see for lace and Shetland shawl lovers.
Shetland Wool Brokers
. Patterns, cobweb yarn, knitting belts, wooly boards.
Leigh Witchel's site
. Intriguing mixture of the cerebral and outta control. Wild knitting.
: the Online Knitting Compendium. One of the largest knitting sites on the web. Patterns, discussion boards, resources, stores, links.
Bobbin Lace, Netting and Tatting
. Russian site with lovely examples of beaded tatting done by Rina Stepnaya and friends.
Annelies de Kort
has done some astounding work in miniatures and lace. You must see the famous Cake Buffet (bobbin lace) and her miniature lace shop.
Rita Bartholomew's Netting Site
is the best (and one of the only) netting sites on the web.
Dreams of Lace
. Christiane Eichler's site is available in English and German. Tatting and bobbin lace.
Sharon Briggs' incredible animated tatting demos!.
The Lacemaker's home page.
Home of the Arachne list, a valuable resource for beginning or improving lacemakers. Mostly bobbin lace but tatters, knitters and suppliers also hang out there.
Legacy of Lace
. Resource for 17th and 18th cent. lace.
, lace and supplies.
. LaRae Mikulecky's site. One of the best tatting sites on the web.
Suzann Welker's page
. Tatting pictures, patterns and a scan of her prize winning Pam Palmer dragon.
home page and archives for devotees of hand spindles. If you overlook the remarkably unattractive graphics and layout, there is some useful information here.
Textiles - general
. Ron Parker's site. Home of the List of Fiber-related lists.
The Wool Home
contains useful basic info about wool grades and technical aspects of commercial wool production.
Art and Clip Art
bad art for the few, mediocre art for the many!
OK. We all know what the Mona Lisa looks like. Here's a site which gives equal time to stuff which should never have seen the light of day. Regular updates.
. A magazine of Celtic art and calligraphy.
Moyra's Web Jewels
.... Whenever I need some inspiration for web graphics her site never fails to make an impression.
For the adventurous cook:
Fiery Foods Super Site
Archive of rec.food.recipes
. Wonderful collection of recipes from various contributors. Searchers for garlic pickles and pickled ginger need look no further.
Archie McPhee's catalogue
. Your source for rubber chickens, squeaking nuns and other stuff. You'll wonder how you managed to live this long without it.
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