Katja Kålheim

Katja Kålheim

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210 Likes, 9 Comments - Secrets Of The Ice (@secretsoftheice) on Instagram: “Check out this Viking Age mitten from the glaciated mountain pass at Lendbreen!This is why we love…”

210 Likes, 9 Comments - Secrets Of The Ice (@secretsoftheice) on Instagram: “Check out this Viking Age mitten from the glaciated mountain pass at Lendbreen!This is why we love…”

A Viking-era woollen mitten found by a shrinking glacier in the mountains of south Norway in 2011 is seen in this undated handout picture.

A Viking-era woollen mitten found by a shrinking glacier in the mountains of south Norway in 2011 is seen in this undated handout picture released by the Oppland county council March REUTERS/Oppland county council/Handout

Hedeby Graves Wool - Fragments from a woman's grave VI/1930 were of plaid chevron twill with the bright stripes likely of linen.  These checks are only 12mm by 17mm.  Thread count is approximately 48Z warp threads per inch by 25Z weft threads per inch.

Hedeby Graves Wool - Fragments from a woman's grave were of plaid chevron twill with the bright stripes likely of linen. These checks are only by Thread count is approximately warp threads per inch by weft threads per inch.

Translation of a German article discussing a fabric mitten from Akranes, and a naalbinded mitten from Arneiðarstaðir, Iceland.

In 1984 Inga Hagg published a book about some 9th and 10 th century finds at Hedeby (northern Germany). This book is written in a language that I do not understand (German), but it contains some diagrams which have proven very useful.

In 1984 Inga Hagg published a book about some and 10 th century finds at Hedeby (northern Germany). This book is written in a language that I do not understand (German), but it contains some diagrams which have proven very useful.