Everything You Want To Know About Moroccan Wool, Sabra, Rugs, and More

Men Who Knit - A High Atlas Knitting Tradition in Morocco

“I learned to knit from my father, and he learned to knit from his father who learned to knit from his father going all the way back before peopl...

Spinning Yarn in Morocco's High Atlas

Those who weave in the High Atlas Mountains of Morocco are often proficient spinners, as well. From a young age, girls learn to spin all types of ...

Why Traditional Berber Pile Carpets Are an "Odd" Size

Berber-style rugs from Morocco are extremely popular around the world. You can find photos of them on Instagram and Pinterest decorating living ro...

Yarn Weights in Morocco's Middle Atlas Weaving Tradition

In many countries around the world, knitting yarn is available in different thicknesses or weights. Each weight has its own name, so it's easy for...

Spinning Wool in Morocco's Middle Atlas Mountains

Last week, I spent a few days with Mustapha, an Anou artisan leader, and his family. They live in a small Middle Atlas town near the Ifran river. ...

Why Do Moroccan Wool Rugs Shed? Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Wool, Shedding, Moroccan Rugs, And More

One of the more common questions we receive is do the wool rugs artisans list on The Anou Cooperative's (we support the Anou Cooperative and have r...