I wove a few feet of hand spun plain weave fabric as the snow continued to fall.
someone spun, wove, sewed and mended
the stitching just barely functional.
and of dubious durability,
But I use them anyway.
And they wear out again,
Indeed, I'd have been trained to take much more care.
knitting my clothes for longer than that,
weaving for nearly 30
and like to believe I'm better at all of these things than I am at mending.
Some of my garments survive because even half-assed attention is better than none,
but even with tools like this:
buried in the permafrost.
Woven into the Earth: Textiles from Norse Greenland by Else Østergaård; Aarhus University Press, Denmark