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Wild Fibers Magazine 2008 Summer 
Needles, Nuns, and Nomads

This issue of Wild Fibers has something for everyone. Whether your passion for fiber is in the pasture (or the cocoon), or the artisans whose roots are steeped in handcrafted traditions; our new issue provides a little taste of each. With visits to remote villages in China, India�s High Himalayas, and Washington�s San Juan Islands, not to mention a rockin' sock pattern from Cat Bordhi, the only thing missing is a window seat on the plane, which is where this issue begins - flying into Ladakh at sunrise.

Cashmere�s Newest Chapter

Thanks to the efforts of one very ambitious Ladakhi, Dr. Tsering Phuntsog, India has its first cashmere mill that is owned and operated by nomads. Now in its second full year of production, the mill is providing new economic opportunities for nomads who no longer want to see their profits fall into the hands of the middleman � the Kashmiri traders; who have purchased their fine pashmina for far t

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