235 – Spinning a Good Yarn

Find out about an exciting recycled cashmere collaboration between three UK businesses.

Dr. John Parkinson from iinouiio, Graham Holbrook from Turtle Doves, and Emma Mathews from Socko, share how the project came about, the importance of making in the UK and the possibilities of UK-made regenerated yarns in the future. Discover:

  • 04:41 How the collaboration came about between the 3 UK businesses
  • 10:15 Why it’s important for businesses to consider the circular economy of their products
  • 12:19 Why British wool was chosen as a component of the socks alongside cashmere
  • 15:07 How the socks could be recycled when they become unusable
  • 24:25 Where the collaborators see the project going in the future
  • 28:34 The manufacturing process behind the making of the socks
  • 35:26 The possibilities for UK-made regenerated yarns being used more regularly

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