Finnish Folk Rya Kits

Finnish Folk Art Rya Kit

This new series of Rya Rug kits that I am designing are based on the traditional folk Rya of Finland. ‘Suomen Kansanomaiset Ryijyt’. Some of the earliest Rya in Finland date back to the 1700’s – 1800’s. Many of the rya of that period were geometric in shape, containing repetitive squares, diamonds, diagonals and fish… Continue reading Finnish Folk Rya Kits

Plant Dyed Rya Rug Yarns

Plant Dyed Rya Rug Yarns

Natural Plant Dyed Rya Rug Wool Please Note: I am currently in the process of developing some new min-size Rya Rug Kits that will use natural plant dyed yarns. Your patience is appreciated. Here are a few other sources for ordering Rya rug backings and supplies. Iltamaa Jenni Vanhanen in Finland offers wonderful Finnish style… Continue reading Plant Dyed Rya Rug Yarns

Rya Rug Backing

Rya Rug Backing

For those who don’t weave but like the plushness of a rya rug I now am able to supply the backing so you can make your own rya. The backing is woven using a pure linen warp and wool weft. Unfortunately, since I had surgery recently that caused damage to my arm, I am no… Continue reading Rya Rug Backing