Happy Birthday Daphne!

Happy Birthday Daphne!

Daphne is 1 today! My office buddy, and furry little best-friend is all grown up! So I thought what a great excuse to share some photos of her from the last year. Here she is in the studio with me and further down you can see some photos from a shoot we did last year...
Cashmere Yarn | Finished product

Cashmere Yarn | Finished product

Once the cashmere fibre has been through dyeing, carding, spinning and winding and turned into yarn it is ready to go into stock or be sold. It is in these boxes pictured that the yarn is shipped up to our mill in the Scottish Borders. We buy our yarn in Kgs and order...
Cashmere Yarn | Winding

Cashmere Yarn | Winding

After being spun on the mule spiders the yarn which is on “cops” is then moved to winding. The winding machine undertakes quality control processes and also winds the yarn from the “cops” onto cones. The cones are what the yarn will be sold on...
Cashmere Yarn | Spinning

Cashmere Yarn | Spinning

Once the cashmere fibre has been dyed, blended and carded it is ready to be spun into yarn. The spinning department is the noisiest as the machines are big and constantly on the go, they often run through the night. The machines are known as spinning mules. Each...