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Woolspiration: From Fiber to Fabric

September 9, 2014
from fiber to fabric

I’m charmed by these old fiber inspired videos. Found another lovely little mini-doc “From Fiber to Fabric” narrated by Orson Welles, where he walks you through the history of wool, from Egyptian times to the then present day (1977). I believe it was originally intended as an educational piece in academic studies, but any wool person is sure to love it as well. xoxo

Knitting Woolspiration

Woolspiration: Scottish wool industry

July 27, 2014
scottish wool industry

Most nights after the little guy is asleep, I get an hour or two to knit my little heart out. I usually spend this time catching up on documentaries or fun and interesting videos having anything to do with fiber or sheep. I’ll be sharing some of these and other “woolspiration” as I find them.

I am completely enamored with this short video I found from the 1940’s about the Scottish wool industry. It’s completely charming as it very briefly covers the history of wool in the UK, sheep breeds and wool processing.