Overview of Norwegian costume, part 3B. Hordaland
Hello all, Today I will cover the last province of Norway, Hordaland. This is one of the great centers of Norwegian folk costume, having large areas in which the costume continues to be a living tradition to this day. Hordaland is divided into five districts. It also includes the second largest city in Norway, Bergen. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hordaland The folk costumes of this province are mostly similar to each other, being of the bringeduk type, with a separate plastron. As one would…
Fingerless mittens from Valle in Setesdal
Here comes yet another pair of fingerless mittens in my series of mittens based on Heidi Fossnes' book "Håndplagg til bunad og folkedrakter". The original pair was found on Løyland farm in Valle in Setesdal. They do not know how old these mittens are. You can find a picture of a reproduction of the original pair of mittens here. These fingerless mittens are knitted in a yarn called Falk from Dale on 2 mm needles. The embroidery is done with a fine wool thread from Appelton. I doubled the…
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Håndplagg fra Setesdal — Hjertebank
Denne sommeren har jeg besøkt Setesdal to ganger. Og jeg har lagt igjen rikelig med penger hos Setesdal Husflid i Valle. Blant tingene jeg kjøpte med meg var et par nydelige strikkede mufler, eller halvvanter om du vil, med vakre broderier på.