The crop provided the fibre for linen, a refined yet sturdy textile that accompanied an Egyptian throughout life and even after death.
Hanging a Christmas stocking is a common tradition across Europe. A tradition starting in the late 17th century.
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.