[Ansteorra] Keep those hands warm!
chiara.francesca at gmail.com
Wed Jan 17 22:18:05 PST 2007
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Chiara Francesca" <chiara.francesca at gmail.com>
To: "Kingdom of Ansteorra - SCA, Inc." <ansteorra at lists.ansteorra.org>
Sent: Thursday, January 18, 2007 12:01 AM
Subject: Keep those hands warm!
> Alrighty, had a few emails from folks asking for the glove pattern that
> Dyan and I used for the kids mitten class. It is a pattern for adults as
> well as kids. :)
> Here is one of three patterns we used to base it off of:
> This is what it looks like when done:
> As far as we can tell these are very similar in cut to the Merovingian
> boy's mittens.
> (There are several fragments of leather mittens. Two such mittens, found
> in a boy's grave in Cologne Cathedral, were stitched over the whole hand
> surfaces in lines that formed a lattice. Doppelfeld, Otto. "Das
> frankische Knabengrab unter dem Chor des Kolner Comes" in "Germania" 42,
> 1964, 156-188.)
> If you have a copy of Boucher's book look for it on page 161.
> Here is a link to a period mitten for embelishment
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