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Paivatar Sashiko Threads

Sashiko Threads

Natural Plant Dyed Sashiko Threads These are naturally plant dyed Sashiko threads. The yarns that I use for these kits are pure Egyptian cotton, or linen/bamboo blend threads. The yarns are all dyed using natural plant dyes. These yarns are sold through my Web Shop and also through my Etsy shop.

Needlepoint Yarn Kit

Tapestry Yarn Kits

Natural Plant Dyed Needlepoint Tapestry Wool These are hand dyed tapestry wool yarn kits. The yarns that I use for these kits are organic wool, no nylon, no chemicals, just pure natural wool. The yarns are all dyed using natural plant dyes. The wool yarn is similar in weight to Appleton’s tapestry wools and are …

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Plant Dyed Sock Yarn

Plant Dyed Sock Yarns

Suomi Sock Kits I have designed some sock knitting kits using natural plant dyed wool yarns. The Suomi Sock knitting patterns are based on traditional Finnish folk knitting designs that I remember from my childhood. In my Paivatar Yarn Etsy shop you may purchase a PDF Instant Download of the pattern as well as some …

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Nalbinding Needles

Naalbinding Supplies

Naalbinding Needles These nalbinding needles are made from Asian water buffalo bone and horn. The needles are hand carved for me by a kind gentleman in India. The production of these needles provides much needed work to local craftsmen in India.

Salmon Leather

Fish Leather

Fish Leather Fish skins have been tanned and used for clothing, purses, and even armour in many cultures and countries.Fish skin in modern days is mostly considered to be a waste product and is discarded or ground up for fertilizer or animal foods. The fish skin waste can be reclaimed, tanned and made into beautiful …

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Reindeer Leather Scraps

Reindeer Leather Purses

Reindeer Leather Bags and Purses I make these reindeer leather pouches and purses using small textile scraps of reindeer leather, because reindeer leather is hard to obtain. The Saami raise reindeer herds mostly for their own use. They use every part of the animal, for food, for clothing, for tools and other items. Only a …

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Reindeer Leather Keyfobs

Reindeer Leather Keyfobs

Reindeer Leather Key Chains decorated with Pewter Thread embroidery. I hand stitch these keyfobs using small scraps of reindeer leather because reindeer leather is a precious commodity and hard to obtain. The Saami raise the reindeer herds and use every part of the animals – for their food, clothing, tools and other items. They only …

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