Monthly Archives: January 2013

A bit more of KASHMIR

Here is Mr. Bhat and a closeup of a very fine wool shawl he is embroidering.       Single strand ofsilk thread using a simple  whipped stem stitch. Hours of work. The men sit in one room stitching and … Continue reading

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A sojourn in Kashmir

WE spent 6 days in Kashmir, a real pleasure after hard driving days through the Himalaya foothills.  Ramsan served us each day with hot meals and a wealth of local knowledge.  Lassa guided our boat through the floating gardens & … Continue reading

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