It wasn't long ago when Christmas jumpers were a fashion faux pas that drew sniggers and contempt.
Sanquhar has a unique relationship with knitting; a pattern developed in the village would soon become well known across the globe.
With winter now firmly in our grasp, this innovation from the past is needed more than ever.
The domestication of sheep happened soon after the domestication of the dog, a relationship that worked in perfect symmetry.
WW1 was a revolution for knitting, at least when it came to espionage, allowing information to be secretly relayed to the right people.
The Flying Shuttle was one of the most important inventions of the early Industrial Revolution.
It is not known whether the Indus Civilisation raised woolly sheep, but their trade with Mesopotamia probably brought them supplies.
Huguenot Weavers were silk weavers of the Calvinist faith. They originated from Flanders and were found in the cities of Lyon and Tours.