Authenticity - Basic Kit Guide

THE VIKINGS  BASIC KIT GUIDE - An Introduction

GENERAL AUTHENTICITY POINTS

Wool Weave - (See Also Annex )
Colours - (See Also Annex 2)
Stitching - (See Also Annex 3)
Tablet Woven Braid, (See Also Annex 4)

CLOTHING MANUFACTURE

Side Split Kyrtle
Manufacture Of The Side Split Kyrtle
Gusseted Kyrtles
Manufacture Of The Gusseted Kyrtle

TROUSERS

Manufacture Of Trousers
Manufacture Of The Thorsberg Trousers

BREECHES

Manufacture Of The Medieval Anglo-Saxon Breeches
Manufacture Of The Greenland Breeches
Longjohns
Manufacture Of The Thorsberg Longjohns

HOSES

Manufacture Of Hoses
Manufacture Of The Bocksten Hose

UNDERCLOTHING

PUTTEES

Manufacture Of Puttees

SOCKS

LEG AND FOOT WEAR COMBINATIONS

CLOAKS

Manufacture Of Cloaks

THE BELT

Belt Manufacture And Fitment

HOODS

Manufacture Of The Bocksten Hood
Manufacture Of The Heddeby Hood

BALACLAVAS

Manufacturing Balaclavas

POUCHES

Manufacture Of The Heddeby Circular Pouch
Manufacture Of The Heddeby Half Circular Pouch

SHOES

Manufacture Of Front Seamed Shoes
Manufacture Of Side Seamed Shoes
Manufacture Of Turn Shoes

MANUFACTURE OF A HAT OR CAP

Annex's

ANNEX 1 - DARK AGE TEXTILES
ANNEX 2 - COLOURS
ANNEX 3 - STITCH TYPES
ANNEX 4 - BASIC TABLET WEAVING
ANNEX 5 - MANUFACTURING CLOTHING HOOKS
ANNEX 6 - PRACTICAL NAALBINDING
ANNEX 7 - MANUFACTURING A PENANNULAR BROOCH
ANNEX 8
- BUCKLE MANUFACTURE
ANNEX 9
- LEATHER
ANNEX 10 - SEWING LEATHER
ANNEX 11 -TOGGLES AND LACES
ANNEX 12 - LEATHER DYES AND PRESERVATIVES
ANNEX 13 - RELIEF WORKING METAL

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