Amica and Maria, two textile nerds (according to their own description) have started a new blog called Historical Textiles.
Gillian Polack is collecting recipes from SF fandom, and she wants yours too. The recipes will end up in a book - fandom deliciousness!
apc has a monograph about an excavation from York online, and it includes textile-related finds (among them a needle): Blue Bridge Lane & Fishergate House.
More research literature? Uni of Groningen has a publications database that might make you happy.
If you prefer something with more pictures, here's a collection of bizarre images from medieval manuscripts.
Sad things are happening too, unfortunately: The Tsock Tsarina has returned to her blog, but for the worst of all reasons - to announce that she has terminal cancer. I learned how to knit while following her instructions on how to make socks in "Tsocks 101", and her sock designs are something that always make me smile. Fuck cancer.