The enduring popularity of knitting lies in its practicality, portability and mental health benefits. As the mercury drops and we head outside for bracing walks, it's time to knit a woollen scarf.
The wool industry was paralysed for several days after hackers held to ransom the IT system that governs almost all wool sales in Australia and New Zealand. More attacks are a case of if, not when.
How even sleepy, rural Mid Wales was once an industrial heartland feeding the slave trade.
From small towns, through a complex global production network, wool products have become tricky to 'place'.