Top 15 Things to Do in Riga, Latvia this Winter - Ferreting Out The Fun
Days may be frigid, but that's no reason to hibernate! From ice skating to opera performances, here are the top things to do in Riga, Latvia in winter.
Knitted Mittens of Nica, Kurzeme province, Latvia
Hello All, Today I am going to concentrate on a piece of clothing that might be surprising, mittens. Knitting has become a strong piece of the craft history of the northern peoples, in Scandinavia, the Baltic countries, and even among the Komi of North Russia. In many of these places, it is common to see people dressed up in the traditional costume with a pair of knitted mittens tucked into their sash or belt.Among the slavs one does not see this, typically mittens are sewn of sheepskin or…
"patterns and stitches" - It Was A Work of Craft
petitepointplace - Posts tagged patterns and stitches While I do have a lot of European content this is not a white nationalist or in any way racist blog. I follow and like as @goadthings, reblog as @petitepointplace, and post my personal embroidery projects @pagan-stitches.
Another Baltic Christmas - Day 17 and the Mitten
The most iconic handmade craft from the Baltics could possibly be wool mittens. Hand knit in the centuries-old tradition, the mittens feature folk symbols and traditional colors, which vary from region to region and between the three countries. From left to right: Estonian (source here), Latvian (source here), Lithuanian (source here) It is customary to see miniature pairs of these mittens on Latvian Christmas trees, such as the ones Laima showed us last year on Day 14 of 24 Days of a Baltic…
Neuleohje: Kainuun lapaset - Kotiliesi.fi
Kainuun lapaset lämmittävät käsiä kirpeässä kevätsäässä. Kaunis kirjoneulekuvio neulotaan heleän sävyisillä villalangoilla. Malli: Pirkanmaan KotityöKoko: Reilu naisen kokoTarvikkeet: Pirkanmaan Kotityön paksu Pirkka-lanka tex 285 x 2 (100 % villa, vyyhti 100 g = 170 m) valkoinen (101) 100 g sekä 50 g…
Naturally Repair Wood With Vinegar and Canola Oil. So, for a super cheap, use 3/4 cup of oil, add 1/4 cup vinegar. white or apple cider vinegar, mix it in a jar, then rub it into the wood. You don’t need to wipe it off; the wood just soaks it in.
Naturally Repair Wood With Vinegar and Canola Oil. So, for a super cheap, use 3/4 cup of oil, add 1/4 cup vinegar. white or apple cider vinegar, mix it in a jar, then rub it into the wood. You don’t need to wipe it off; the wood just soaks it in. by Wow-wa on Indulgy.com