[Northkeep] Winterkingdom!

Ayla aylavonaschen at gmail.com
Thu Oct 29 19:19:35 PDT 2015

I should be able to do one loom full, it would be about 4-5 yards. Can't guarantee I'll be able to do more though. I'm assuming fringed on either ends where we cut them so we can weave them with spaces like the key chains we did for Castellan a few years back?


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> On Oct 29, 2015, at 12:57 PM, Stephanie Drake <cerdanya at gmail.com> wrote:
> Winterkingdom question.  Ainar was talking about what he might choose for
> site tokens for the event.  I wondered if the weavers in the Barony might
> like to make bookmarks.  I was doing some calculations......on the average
> loom you can get about 3 yards of weaving.  If you figure 16 6 inch pieces
> per 3 yard piece (conservatively allowing for waste), and a minimum of 200
> site tokens, that would be about 13 pieces of weaving we would need to
> achieve 200 6 inch bookmarks.  I can commit to at least 2 by the end of the
> year, do we have enough weavers who would commit to one or two 3 yard
> pieces (or the equivalent in whatever length your loom makes) before the
> year is up?  I'm thinking thin bands, 1/2' wide or so, and in various
> colors so you could use up that scrap thread that we all have lurking in a
> tub somewhere......  What say you weavers of Northkeep?  Can we do it or
> does Ainar need to come up with something else?
> Mercedes
> On Thu, Oct 29, 2015 at 9:22 AM, Seneschal of Northkeep <
> seneschal at northkeep.ansteorra.org> wrote:
>> Winterkingdom is scheduled for January 31st at the Creek County Fairgrounds
>> in Kellyville (the same place as last year).
>> Please offer your assistance to our autocrat (Ainar Magnusson) or our
>> co-autocrat (Mor inghean Ricart).  Last night at populace, Master Ainar
>> offered to mentor some inexperienced Barony members as we work towards this
>> grand event.  If you're interested in learning what it takes to autocrat an
>> event like Winterkingdom, please reach out and let Master Ainar know!
>> Their Excellencies have also graciously decided to allow me to be the
>> feast-ocrat for Winterkingdom.  I'm excited for this opportunity!  We will
>> be serving 150 people this year instead of the normal 100, but feast will
>> still be sold on a first-come-first-served basis.
>> We will be having a Loaner Garb drive at Winterkingdom this year.  If you
>> have some gently used (new is accepted as well) garb that is still wearable
>> - perhaps just not in your style, please consider donating it to the
>> Barony.  Please keep in mind that we are looking for pieces that (if they
>> were your style) you would still wear.  Our Hospitaller (Maurita) will have
>> a table setup where she will be accepting donations during the event.
>> There will also be a Largesse Derby at Winterkingdom this year.  It's a
>> Half-Dozen derby.  Artisans  are asked to create largesse in sets of 6.
>> Five pieces of each entered set will be donated to Their Excellencies.  One
>> of each of the sets will be put in the prize basket for the winner
>> (determined by populace vote).  If you have any questions about the
>> Largesse Derby, please reach out to our A&S Minister (Ysabeau).
>> As October draws to a close, let us gather friends and family close and get
>> ready for our holidays.  Then we can turn our eyes to Winterkingdom and let
>> Northkeep SHINE!
>> HL Adalia
>> Seneschal of Northkeep
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