Wild Fibers Winter 2009
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- Tying the Knot
Join Torie Olson in Sidi Mokhtar for an intriguing weaving workshop and other ways of
"tying the knot" in Morocco.
- The UN's Wild and Woolly Side
The United Nations officially launched the International Year of Natural Fibers in Rome, Italy.
But what does that mean?
- On the Lam in Paradise
In the shadow of New Zealand's Mt. Hutt, four wayward woollies are captured in a high-speed chase at
- This Old Hippie
Barry Schacht, co-founder of Schacht Spindle Co. looks back at the company's unusual evolution
during the back-to-the-land movement, from lliving in his van to nursing the baby "Jesus",
and creating drop spindles out of doorknobs.
- Eviction at Sea
More than eighty years ago a tiny island of the North Atlantic was evacuated by the Scottish
government. What remains today is the rare breed of sheep - the Soay, who roam its deserted shores
unaware of their importance in cultural and animal history.
Margaret B. Russell looks at the community effort it required to process wool on Hirta along with
the history of the different breeds of sheep who have traveled there.
Letzte Änderung: 12.2.2009
durch Alexandra Weikert
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