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Norwegian Craft Traditions: Episode 8. Weaving Traditional Shawls and Belts at Valle Vev.

Welcome to our guide to the crafts of Setesdal, Norway! Today, we meet up with Karin Bøe again to find out more about the weaving traditions of Setesdal. Karin has a master’s degree in weaving and shows us the stunning fabrics that she creates and which are used to make the traditional shawls and belts worn together with the folk costumes from Setesdal. Check out today’s episode here below.

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Karien Bøe’s Book “Rugger og Brossar” has an English summary in the back. Unfortunately, the book is not available for online purchase, but do contact Karin to purchase the book direclty from her, as she will ship world-wide.