Wool Blog

8 Months Since the Lockdown

  The week of March 16th found the owners of the Frankenmuth Woolen Mill at a crossroads. Should they shut their doors temporarily as many busines...

Word of Mouth

Word of mouth. Some experts call it the best form of advertising. We thought we would take some of our most often asked product questions and let t...

The Silence of the Lambs

  Hannibal Lecter. Just hearing this movie villain's name is enough to give you nightmares...but then your nightmare turns into a night terror when...

Pandemic, Patriotism and Pride

March 23rd was a sad day for our 126 year old business. Forced by the State of Michigan to close due to the Covid-19 virus we said goodbye to our ...

The Writing Is On The Wall

Starting back in the early 1900's the employees of the Frankenmuth Woolen Mill would write on the walls of the mills upstairs to keep track of when...

Commitment to Quality

“Commitment to quality.”A lot of companies say it but they but do they mean it? How long does it take to commit to quality? A year? Two years? Ten...

A Look Back in Time

The first ever weekly news magazine,Time,was published in March of 1923. Using the slogan "Take Time-It's Brief" the publication would go on to ha...

From Socks For Our Troops to Bedding For Your Family

In 1917 patriotic duty called when the U.S Government contracted with the Frankenmuth Woolen Mill to make 66,000 pairs of wool socks for the doughb...

Shearing Time

Warblers don’t check the long range forecast before they migrate north for breeding.  No one knows quite how they know when to pack up and head fo...

From Great Lake to Great Wool

As proud Michiganders, we take our water seriously. Living in a state that borders 4 of the 5 Great Lakes gives us a profound appreciation for the clear, clean water that surrounds us.

It All Starts With The Wool!

Our process begins with our wool source. We searched from coast to coast to find ranchers that not only had the purest wool but enough of it to meet the ever growing demand for our wool bedding. We also wanted to be assured that the sheep that wear our wool are raised and shorn humanely and that the land they graze is...