Main Brook - Textile Traditions

Betty Rice is craft practioner who is from Englee but has lived in Main Brook for around 43 years. She makes traditional textile objects such as crocheted doilies, trigger-finger gloves and diamond patteren socks. Betty discusses her knitting and crocheting skills, as well as hunting on the GNP, family life, snowshoes, and how to make a model cabin.

Rice, Betty. Betty Rice poses for a photo at her kitchen table, Main Brook

Rice, Betty. A doily crocheted by Betty Rice, Main Brook

 

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Intangible Cultural Heritage

230 Elizabeth Ave

St. John's, NL A1B 3X9 CANADA

Tel: (709) 864-2530

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