Story: Sewing, knitting and textile crafts

From wool to woven: dyeing wool (1st of 3)

From wool to woven: dyeing wool

Both spinning and weaving grew in popularity after the Second World War. Some spinners and weavers dyed their own wool. Here Joan Gordon, Muriel Bunny (partially obscured) and Maureen Tracey of the Port Nicholson Weavers (a Wellington group) are dyeing wool in Bunny's back garden, just outside Ōtaki.

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Kerryn Pollock, 'Sewing, knitting and textile crafts - Knitting, spinning and weaving', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 10 August 2022)

Story by Kerryn Pollock, published 5 Sep 2013