Cables for Harris Tweed

These are cables of yarn used to make Harris Tweed. A luxury cloth handwoven by the islanders on the Isles of Harris, Lewis, Uist and Barra in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland, using local wool. Formerly, Harris Tweed was also handspun and hand dyed with local natural dyes, especially lichens of the genus Parmelia.
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Date:
08/04/11
Location:
Gearrannan, Isle of Lewis, Hebrides, Scotland
Photographer:
Craig Williams
Cables for Harris Tweed

Cables for Harris Tweed

These are cables of yarn used to make Harris Tweed. A luxury cloth handwoven by the islanders on the Isles of Harris, Lewis, Uist and Barra in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland, using local wool. Formerly, Harris Tweed was also handspun and hand dyed with local natural dyes, especially lichens of the genus Parmelia.
Ref:
Date:
08/04/11
Location:
Gearrannan, Isle of Lewis, Hebrides, Scotland
Photographer:
Craig Williams