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300 Years of Amana Textile Tradition New Generation at Amana Woolen Mill

19-Jun-2014 | Amana Woolen Mill

300 Years of Amana Textile Tradition

Dave Albert and Tim Carry resolve a minor issue with the large Sulzer loom at the Amana Woolen Mill. The loom, Swiss-made and purchased last spring, weaves bed-sized blankets and right now is set up to produce a luxuriously soft, cotton stripe with a delicate herring bone pattern in sage and slate colored yarn.

The Amana Woolen Mill is one of a very few mills in America that weave bed-sized blankets. The design now on the loom is one of 72 cotton and 35 wool blanket designs produced at the Amana Woolen Mill. In addition to the bed blankets, the Amana mill makes smaller, throw blankets and..

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