Month: March 2019

Six Spring Tips for Wool Moth Prevention

Spring has sprung! It’s time to start putting away the winter clothes. Here are my tips for keeping your woolen items moth-free while in seasonal storage: 1. Wash your woolens! Moths are more likely to attack dirty woolens than clean ones. And the washing process also helps remove critters who may be in your clothes…

Producer Profile: Mansa Ram and Family

I first met Mansa Ram ji when he spoke at a meeting of NGO workers, researchers, and students gathered to examine challenges and opportunities facing the handloom industry in India. I visited him a few times when I was in the region again for research into wool production, and the first woven items available for…