While we were in North Wales, we went to a second woollen mill, called Brynkir, just north of Porthmadog.
It had a water wheel to power the machines:
Here are some of the machines we saw.
A bobbin winder:
A machine to wind the wool into skeins for dyeing:
And lots of looms:
As usual, it had a factory shop where I bought some yummy tweed fabric…and a poster with pictures of British sheep. Talking of sheep, look at these two, perched on an outcrop of rock up near the summit of Snowdon:
I will have to consult my poster to see what type these are, but as I’m typing this on holiday in a gite in Normandy, I can’t do it at present…. by the time you read this, I’ll be back. These holidays are useful for catching up on blog posts but not for publishing them.