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The Gorgeous Angora

I was lucky enough to attend the Mohair Summit several years ago in Graff-Reinett and spent time looking at the goat judging and shearing demonstrations. Having seen the recent footage of some of the abuses exposed in the mohair industry by PETA I was shocked and saddened. I hope this is a very isolated incident. From what I have seen, visiting various farms and attending demonstrations and exhibitions, the goats are highly prized and treated respectfully and carefully. The shearing process will always be stressful to sheep and goats and there is no excuse for brutality when handling these animals. The goats are not handled much as they spend most of their lives ranging around the dry ka

Pretty Plaids

I love the layers that a striped warp creates and we have had so much fun over the years working with pattern and colour to produce so many beautiful pieces. Mohair in a plaid somehow links to the Scottish wools, although could not be more geographically removed. But the echo is there. Enjoy our "plaid gallery".