Wild Fibers Winter 2009

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 Winterslow Station.
  • 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.
  • Forgotten! 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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