Category: Sprang

sprang bonnet

A few years back I used some of my single spun wool to make a bonnet. The wool was quite dark in color, and does not photograph well. I’ve since made another bonnet, this time using some commercially spun linen. The pattern is based on a bonnet in the collection of the Danish National Museum… Read more »

Holiday ‘sprang-ing’

My project for this holiday season is a bit of ‘clear out the stash before the new year’. I’ve selected a project that was planned in the Summer of 2012. I had access (thanks to Glenna) to industrial amounts of white sock yarn. Planning a garment of a size to fit me, I measured out… Read more »

Bronze Age Sprang Cap

Looking through my stash for something else, I came upon a ball of fine singles handspun wool. Just the thing for a Bronze Age – inspired cap. Examining photos I took last Summer of items in collections in Copenhagen, many appeared to be constructed of a very tightly spun singles. Now, I have a theory…. Read more »