＞ BRAND LIST ＞ AVOCA
There was a MILL at Avoca Village, Country Wicklow in Ireland. Set up in 1723 as a co-operative where farmers could spin and weave their wool. The vivid color dyed with natural vegetable in reds, greens and yellows brightened the Mill’s output and these were soon recognized as Avoca Handweaver’s signature hues. By the 1960’s however, it had fallen into disrepair, until a young couple Donald & Hilary Pratt bought the MIll in 1974. Despite knowing nothing about handweaving, believing there was a future in the Mill’s past. Donald left law and Hilary gave up her teaching job as they took over the leaking MIll and empty order book. But soon the looms were humming again and AVOCA began to color the world once again and now their son Ivan took over the presious role to keep the Mill alive. Since then not only the beautiful color with high quality woolen items such as throws and scarves, but also bags, slippers, cusions are keep attracting people all over the world.