Yarn Of A Story

A 3,000 year-old ball of yarn has been found!  Check out this article by AAAS for recent discoveries in England.

http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2016/07/bronze-age-inferno-preserved-extraordinary-view-life-united-kingdom-3000-years-ago

3,000 ball of yarn

Photo: Must Farm Archaeology

About 1marylou

I enjoy the process of pushing the world of fiber to its limits with the use of knitting needles and various methods of experimentation. Along the way, the lens of my camera captures what I see.
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4 Responses to Yarn Of A Story

  1. 1marylou says:

    So true!

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  2. Fascinating!! I love domestic history! Imagine, 3000 years ago, women just sitting together and talking yarn and crafts …nothing really changes ! Thanks, xoxoxo Johanna

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  3. 1marylou says:

    I am patiently waiting for a published list of textiles found, and indications of materials for weaving.

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  4. I saw a mention of this somewhere, I think on Atlas Obscura, but it was just a brief mention. Thank you for the link to this story!

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