New Viking Outfit – Birka

For my new Viking outfit I want to try and be mostly geographically consistent. I chose Birka because my leather pouch is based on Birka finds, and my reenactment group portrays a group of Swedish traders and artisans. The one exception I am allowing myself is the apron dress, which will be based on the … Continue reading New Viking Outfit – Birka

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Viking – Hood, Coat and Gloves

I made my Viking hood in 2014, when a friend gave me a yard of a lovely dark brown wool. It is based on the Skjoldehamn find, made in the brown wool, lined in flannel. I started with the lining, and I’m glad I did, because it came out too small to start with. The … Continue reading Viking – Hood, Coat and Gloves