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A lot of the fiber arts I enjoy are things like tatting, netmaking, chair caning, and even weaving, where people will come up to me when I demonstrate and solemnly tell me, "That's a lost art."

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13 December 2006

Latvian Mittens at the Riga NATO Summit

Habetrot's blog, where I heard about it.

4500 pairs (that's 9000 mittens) were knitted to be given to "NATO Summit delegations and media representatives," according to one of the pages at the NATO Summit 2006 website.

Table totally covered in mittens

Latvian women`s mittens from the Latgale region, 11 pages (a full page shows 20 mittens!)

Latvian men`s mittens from the Latgale region, 9 pages

Latvian women`s mittens from the Kurzeme region, 6 pages

Latvian men`s mittens from the Kurzeme region, 10 pages

Latvian women`s mittens from the Zemgale region, 10 pages

Latvian men`s mittens from the Zemgale region, 9 pages

Latvian men`s mittens from the Vidzeme region, 8 pages

Latgale women'sLatgale woman's mitten -- leaving 4499 more to look at!

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