Christina Garton


Sorry, Not Sari

Indian fashion is far more than just saris. Learn about a few of the other Indian garments you might see in movies or read about in books.

Auspicious Weaving

While you're weaving today, think of the Chinese New Year. Yesterday was the Chinese New Year’s Eve, which makes today the first day of the Year of the Pig.

The Weaver's Surprise

If you are looking for a book about a young one in your life read this review of The Weaver's Surprise by Tom Knisely.

Endnotes: Remembering the Assistant Editor

Over the years, assistant and associate editors have played a big role in keeping the Handwoven ship afloat.

Traditions: A Joy and Pleasure to Use - Norwegian Kitchen Linens

We know a lot about Norwegian weaving that is special, but what about traditional everyday house linens?

A Sunny Scarf for a Dreary Day

When the weather is gray, bring some color to your world with Elisabeth Hill’s bright and happy Grellow and Yay scarf.

Want to Write for Handwoven? Here’s How!

Do you have an idea for a Handwoven article but don’t know where to start? Here’s a guide to proposing and submitting articles to Handwoven that should help you out.

BeWeave It: A Brief History of Harvesting Spider Silk

If you've ever looked at a spider's web and wondered what it would be like to weave with that beautiful, fine thread, you're not alone!

From Guinevere to Sally Field: A History of Wimples

When European soldiers came back from the Crusades they brought back more than just spices and silks, they also brought back the hijab which was then modified into the wimple and became the must-have head wear for queens and nuns alike.

Hearts 'n Bones: The Perfect Scarf for Skeleton Season

October is the start of skeleton season! Why not weave up a Hearts 'n Bones scarf to celebrate?