A Wool-wind Adventure in Manhattan

The world used to revolve around wool. Days were filled with spinning and weaving and knitting and caring for sheep. Bodies and homes were dressed with wool. Roadways were established where communities drove their sheep to market. Riversides were lined with mills to clean, spin, and process wool.  There are parts of the world where […]

Learning from History

As a lifelong lover of natural fibres and hand crafts, it’s hardly surprising that I should find myself living in Wales and becoming fascinated with its textile history. Wales is a land of mountains, hills and rivers. In many places it is populated more densely with sheep than with humans, for over a thousand years […]