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113 – The History of Harris Tweed – Ruth Masson, Harris Tweed Hebrides


Harris Tweed cloth is renowned the world over.

Woven entirely in the Outer Hebrides, using wool from the local sheep, you could say it was the ultimate sustainable fabric.

In this episode Ruth Masson, Marketing Manager at Harris Tweed Hebrides, tells us all about the history of the cloth and what makes it so special.

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  1. Marcia McGrail on April 9, 2020 at 11:49 am

    What a lovely, uplifting story! I really enjoyed hearing about the local workers, the specific looms, the longevity of the fabris etc – all fascinating stuff. Thank you for this and keep up the good work xx

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