Posted on April 16, 2014 by Emma Nicolson
The warp for the Shilasdair Yarns tartan has now been tied into our Victorian Dobcross loom, and is ready to be woven. Each of the 1900 threads are individually tied to the previous warp, and are then pulled through their own separate heddles. To find out more about these naturally dyed yarns, see our previous blog post, with information about how each colour is achieved.
Not long now until the weaving starts!
The Knockando Woolmill is based in northeast Scotland and has been manufacturing woollen textiles continuously since 1784. It is recognised as a unique part of Scotland’s manufacturing heritage and was awarded significant funding for its restoration.
The Woolmill seeks to minimise its impact on the environment throughout its sourcing and manufacturing processes whilst staying true to its heritage and traditions.
All profits go to the Knockando Woolmill Trust to ensure the future of the Woolmill.