In deme Jare Cristi…

Today it is 622 years since the defeat at Åsle. I’ll let the Lesemeister Detmar do the talking in the Lübeck Chronicle (1389-1395)… In deme jare Cristi 1389, in sunte Mathias dage, was grot strid in Sweden bi Axewalde. De koninghinne van Norwegen hade dar sand wol vifteynhundert gewapent. Der hovetman was en riddere, de…

Caring for wool textiles

The season is almost over. Some of my wool clothes is really getting dry and is not as protective against rain any more. It’s time to cure them with lanolin. I buy lanolin in the same store as people buy washable dypers. The one I use is called Sonnett and can be ordered online.  I fill…