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War Rugs from Afghanistan In an age of globalization, museums have become the preferred venue for cultural tourism, transporting works from one locale to another to offer visitors a sense of cross cultural experience without travel. Traditionally, these objects have flown “West”-ward. Exhibiting visual and material works of non-Global North societies for Global North audiences … Continue reading Afghanistan


This pattern was originally printed in Afghan Book No. 289, by The Spool Cotton Company, copyright 1952. It uses the Red Heart Yarn of that time. Size based on the original yarns: 47 x 62 inches MATERIALS:CHADWICK’S RED HEART KNITTING WORSTED, 4 Ply, Art. E.232: 16 skeins (1 oz. “Tangle-Proof” Pull-Out Skeins) of No. 686 … Continue reading Siesta

Tunisian Crochet

Tunisian Crochet

Tunisian crochet is that mix of kitting and crochet that people more of then that not think is knitting or have never heard of it at all. interweave.com A tunisian hook is also referred to as an afghan hook. It is an elongated hook that has a hook on one end and a stopper on … Continue reading Tunisian Crochet