Five Takes on our Fiber Future
Chilling charts, shifting values, and (literal!) concrete change were just a few of the takeaways from the Natural Fibre Connect conference.
Flocks and Fibs
Greetings and happy New Year! Since we last spoke, the sheep have been busy. One of my favorite sheep-related people on Instagram is Pálína Axelsdóttir Njarðvík, better known as @farmlifeiceland [https://www.instagram.com/farmlifeiceland/]. Pálína has made a name for herself by sharing gorgeous, funny, tender photos and videos
She Sells Oyster Shells: Breaking Down SeaWool
Oysters in our Sweaters? Recently I've seen ads for sweaters containing oyster shells. While that may sound like an April Fool's joke, it is not. The fiber is called SeaWool [http://hansglobaltextile.net/tech/], and companies are touting it as a revolutionary, eco-friendly fiber that's saving the planet. Marketing materials
Wool in our Waters?
Buckle up, we're headed into the science lab this week! But for good reason. It's time to talk about wool and microfiber pollution.