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Faribault Woolen Mill Co, since 1865. Established along the Cannon River in Minnesota, USA.
The Dyeing Room : dyeing raw wool black
For stripes, plaids and other patterns, raw wool (undyed fiber) is washed and stock-dyed before carding and spinning the wool into yarn. Raw wool is precisely weighed and placed in a massive dye kettle which works like a large pressure cooker, and contains 500 pounds of wool. When the batch is lifted from the dye kettle, it's dripping with water and weighing 1,500 pounds