15th Anniversary Issue (cont.)
Pangong Craft Center co-founder, Linda Cortright, spends one week, conducting a training at the center. Since the center opened its doors four years ago, this extraordinary group of women young and old, all from a semi-nomadic background of cashmere and yak producers, have honed their skills to spin beautiful cashmere. The next step . . . learning to make hand knit cashmere garments.
The Livestock Conservancy is launching a new program to help save nearly 20 endangered sheep breeds by partnering farmers with fiber artists. Professional and amateur designers alike are invited to participate in Shave 'em to Save 'em.
Sir Ernest Shackleton
The unsolved mystery behind the famous sweater.
An extraordinary effort in Madagasar to combat corruption using silk cocoons.
Acadian brown cotton narrowly missed falling into extinction.