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Haptic & Hue

May 20, 2021

How cloth helps us grieve.


Sorrow is a universal human experience – whether it’s for a loved family member, for a way of life that once was, or for events that engulf nations and sweep away millions.


The episode looks at how textiles are an essential part of the process of grieving, and how they bring us comfort...

May 6, 2021

Unravelling the journey that fleece takes from the fells to fabric. This episode tracks how greasy wool bred in the wind and rain of a Lake District Farm becomes a smartly tailored jacket, a beautifully knitted pullover or a laceweight shawl, fine enough to pull through a wedding ring.


A Feeling of Warmth looks at the...