AND NOW THE END IS NEAR AND SO WE FACE THE FINAL CURTAIN

As fans of agriculture and wool-growing will know, everything has its time and its season… And that includes WOVEMBER. In 2011 when we first established this project there were far fewer produces of traceable, sustainable 100% wool yarns than exist now; the political landscape was pretty different; and the creators of the site were several… Continue Reading AND NOW THE END IS NEAR AND SO WE FACE THE FINAL CURTAIN

Team Wovember: Allison and Rachel

Hey there awesome Wovember Insta Challengers! View this post on Instagram #wovemberinstachallenge Day 25: Snuggle Wool snuggles! I feel awkward without some Wool about me at all times – I swear it has calming properties similar to small rocks and driftwood ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ˜ #wearwooleveryday #wearwoolforwovember #endsaremyfriends #meret #owlsweater #hapcowl A post shared by Kim Bruce (@peislandergirl)… Continue Reading Team Wovember: Allison and Rachel

Felix’s reflections

As Wovember draws to its close, and following on from Louise’s post yesterday, this evening Felix reflects on this year’s Wovember with its Woolness theme. Please feel free to share your own reflections on this month in the comments! I’ve loved this year’s Wovember postings and the different voices brought to this blog by our… Continue Reading Felix’s reflections

WOOLNESS WORDS: Where It Begins by BARBARA KINGSOLVER

This week finds us drawing Wovember to a close. We are considering what the month has meant. To kick off our reflections, and to begin inviting yours in the comments, we are sharing this beautiful piece of writing by Barbara Kingsolver that celebrates wool’s interconnectedness with other parts of our lives… with seasons, with families,… Continue Reading WOOLNESS WORDS: Where It Begins by BARBARA KINGSOLVER

Sue Blacker on Shearing Wool

We are always honoured and delighted to include articles from honorary Team Wovember member, Sue Blacker.ย This year we asked if we may re-publish a recent blog post that Sue wrote at her own blog, part of a series there on the journey that wool takes from sheep to skein.ย  You may have seen the recent… Continue Reading Sue Blacker on Shearing Wool