ARTICLES & PERSONAL ESSAYS                 

The following articles are written by the members past and present of CROFT. Each essay depicts a trade, a part of the Celtic lifestyle, or maybe an observation of the life of the Celtic people. We invite all our members to submit articles pertaining to the trades and customs that our organization emulates.

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Food and Drynk

  • Breads
  • Cheeses
  • Meats
  • Desserts
  • Soups
  • Saffron
  • Tea
  • Textiles and Clothing

  • Spinning and Spinning Wheels
  • More Wool Gatherings:  Felt
  • A Brief History of Socks
  • Making Medieval Shoes
  • The Homestead and Hearth

  • Gardening
  • Lighting
  • Stone Roofing
  • Raising the Croft
  • Cultural, Historical, and Trades

  • The Role of the Horse
  • Wales, A Distinctive Sense of Self
  • The Sound of Ireland
  • Celtic Skies
  • 101 Uses for Tallow (Humor)
  • Maille Construction in Renaissance Europe

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