L. whale knitting photo c. the 1764 shepherdess
An informative read about the Cowichan Sweater from the Canadian Encyclopedia
A newspaper clipping The Islander newspaper, pp. M1, M4 about The Wild & Woolly Cowichan Sweater, February 28, 1988.
A few videos to watch as you are spinning:
I hope you have enjoyed the bit of information I was able to find and share with you in today’s post about Cowichan sweaters.
My daughter’s husband and my grandchildren represent Washington State native culture, so as being “grammy” I will need to ensure they learn about the traditions of wool, spinning, knitting, and weaving with the history of Cowichan sweaters that I can find.
Wool is life, life with wool.