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Van Gogh got woollyRead MoreApril 14, 2018
Nearly every week people write to me from all over the world, sending links to interesting articles and sites. How about this for fascinating?
The decline in woolRead MoreDecember 9, 2017
This week an article on BBC News has highlighted the decline in British wool. For those of us in the industry it is unwelcome news...
People who touch woolRead MoreSeptember 9, 2017
A new exhibition has just begun at the Shetland Museum and Archives: People who touch wool.
Egtved Girl revisitedRead MoreJune 3, 2017
Regular readers of the blog may remember the article about Egtved Girl, the Bronze Age burial. Some more research is underway which has revealed something surprising.
John Lewis does weavingRead MoreJanuary 7, 2017
Winter in Bond StreetRead MoreJanuary 7, 2017
Wool fights backRead MoreOctober 15, 2016
OK. I know this article is all about merino and that we love and use Shetland wool, but it is interesting reading nevertheless...
The world's wooliest sheep?Read MoreAugust 27, 2014
Is this the world's wooliest sheep? 20kg of fleece!