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Bluefaced Leicester vs Merino
By Ruth RandsSeptember 28, 2023
The Bluefaced Leicester is a breed of sheep, just like the Merino. These two breeds are the finest sheep wools...
Plant Dye Logwood
By Ruth RandsSeptember 22, 2023
'The Art of Repair' by Molly Martin
By Ruth RandsSeptember 20, 2023
A beautifully illustrated book serving as a delightful reminder of the emotional connection we can have with textiles. The author,...
Future Fashion Expo
By Ruth RandsSeptember 19, 2023
This event held in East London Docklands was a brilliant snapshot of the sustainable textile industry. Technological advances in materials...
Dye Plant: Wonderful Weld
By Ruth RandsNovember 09, 2022
With feathered green shoots, subtle yellow flowers and strong aromas this characterful plant never seems to grow straight, but adopts...
Founder Ruth Rands for Fashion Roundtable on 'why wool'?
By Ruth RandsNovember 04, 2022
I am often asked where the idea for a soil to skin, vertically integrated yarn and knitwear brand came from...
What's all the fluff?
By Ruth RandsOctober 10, 2022
October is Wool Month! Alongside the Campaign for Wool and other sustainable fashion organisations we are spending this month championing...
Happy Birthday to HERD!
By Ruth RandsOctober 06, 2022
It's two years to the day since HERD came into being, and what a wonderful adventure it has been so...
By Ruth RandsSeptember 11, 2022
Native, by Patrick Laurie
Read over the summer holidays from a sun lounger, but set deep in the hills of Galloway on the Scottish...
Happy New Year!
By Ruth RandsJanuary 12, 2022
A muted and retrained start to 2022 for most, but we hope you found some sparkle in the mist! ✨...
Our seasonal gifting guide is live!
By Ruth RandsNovember 30, 2021
The chill has finally descended after a warm autumn and the nights are hardening with cold. It's time to cosy...