Lost flocks and starter sheep, regenerative wool in the US, wool in T-shirts and on TikTok, new Woolmark innovations, a national wool museum, and preserving the native sheep of the North Atlantic.
Woolmark's new powerful campaign, plus the London Sheep Drive, compostable carpet, thrifting wool, sheep sustainability report, research on chemical residues in wool, a new Merino sock company, best of AU wool blankets, Sustainable Fashion Week in the UK
The fight to save Casentino cloth, plus wool packaging and the circular economy, Morgan Kurz's wool bike clothing, NZ millennials choosing wool home flooring, Wyoming’s Wool Initiative, Appalachian coal mines reclaimed for sheep farming, and Pendleton Woolen Mill tours
The life of a wool classer, sustainable traceable interlinings, wool urns and camping blankets, and hurrah for the pause of the Higg Index.
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Wool harvesting innovations, a tax on sheep burps?! Estes Park round-up, Pendleton Healing Blanket, traceable wool collection from Australia and a nod to Duckworth, New Zealand’s wool standard, a take down of the Higg Index, and Faribault Mill expansion
A new mill in Nebraska, beating the Martindale abrasion tester, blending hemp and Merino, extracting keratin, best wool for cycling, and an Irish shepherdess.
From lawsuits and wildfires to rare breeds, T-shirts, shepherd huts, the environment, and sheep on clotheslines
Fleece to Fashion awards return, wool auction for Ukraine, uses for coarse wool, EU promotes sustainable textiles with key role for wool, sheep milk used to make vodka, and innovative manufacturing with wool