Make it British Podcast

Make it British Podcast

Kate Hills

Kate Hills is on a one-woman mission to save UK manufacturing. In this podcast she shines the light on British brands and manufacturers, and goes behind the scenes of their businesses. With tips, hints and tricks to help you manufacture in the UK and buy British. Never has there been a more critical time to get behind 'made in Britain'.

Categories: Arts

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Find out about an exciting recycled cashmere collaboration between three UK businesses.

Dr. John Parkinson from iinouiio, Graham Holbrook from Turtle Doves, and Emma Mathews from Socko, share how the project came about, the importance of making in the UK and the possibilities of UK-made regenerated yarns in the future. Discover:

  • 04:41 How the collaboration came about between the 3 UK businesses

  • 10:15 Why it's important for businesses to consider the circular economy of their products

  • 12:19 Why British wool was chosen as a component of the socks alongside cashmere

  • 15:07 How the socks could be recycled when they become unusable

  • 24:25  Where the collaborators see the project going in the future

  • 28:34 The manufacturing process behind the making of the socks

  • 35:26 The possibilities for UK-made regenerated yarns being used more regularly

Watch the video interview on YouTube  More Socko Socko Website

Socko on Instagram More Turtle Doves Turtle Doves Website Turtle Doves on Instagram More iinouiio iinouiio Website

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Previous episodes

  • 370 - 235 - Spinning a Good Yarn - Emma Mathews (Socko), Graham Holbrook (Turtle Doves) and Dr. John Parkinson (iinouiio) 
    Fri, 12 Aug 2022 - 0h
  • 369 - 234 - What is a Factory Fortnight, and Why Do You Need to Prepare for it? 
    Fri, 05 Aug 2022 - 0h
  • 368 - 233 - The one thing you’re probably doing wrong with your email marketing 
    Fri, 29 Jul 2022 - 0h
  • 367 - 232 - What is a manufacturing agreement and why should you have one? 
    Fri, 22 Jul 2022 - 0h
  • 366 - 231 - 6 Lessons we learnt from rebuilding our website 
    Fri, 15 Jul 2022 - 0h
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