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Feed a sense of adventure!
Join spinning tutor Amanda Hannaford in Kabul when she taught local professional spinners to spin beautiful, repeatable yarns from Afghan cashmere. Amanda describes her pre-trip sampling, which may inspire your own cashmere adventure…

Hear from Rex Cowan how dye stuffs are not only being recovered from shipwrecks, but can still, after many years in sea water, produce beautiful colour.

Interpreting artwork in tapestry requires a range of yarns in specific colours; Philip Sanderson explains how they do this in the studio dye laboratory at West Dean College.

Jenni Stuart describes her challenge to weave a throw with yarn spun from a local farmer’s sheep, and two experienced weavers write about their projects inspired by a London Guild competition.

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Weaving a Throw for Farmer Ben Stewart, Jenni
DISCOVERY: Unexpected Treasures from the Sea Cowen, Rex
Studio Dye Laboratory at West Dean College Sanderson,Philip
Afghan Adventure: Qaria Cashmere Spinning Training, February/March 2015 Hannaford, Amanda
Spinning Qaria Cashmere Samples Hannaford, Amanda
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The Digital Journal is Here! 01 November 2015
The Journal Editorial Committee members have been working on a digital version of the Journal, which is available now in the 'Flipping Book' format.   More details...
The Digital Journal - Frequently Asked Questions 01 November 2015
FAQs about the new digital Journal.   More details...
Article ideas 05 April 2014
We are always pleased to hear from you with suggestions for article subjects, authors etc.   More details...