Wool Blog

A Whirlwind Week For Our Mill and Country

"Don't tell people about your problems because 90 percent don't care and the other 10 percent are glad you hurt." ~ Lou Holtz former Notre Dame Foo...

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 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...

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...

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...

Smile For The Camera!

 Welcome to the Frankenmuth Woolen Mill Way Back Wednesday post! To celebrate our 125th year, each Wednesday we will take a look back at what was ...

If a Picture is Worth a Thousand Words How Much is a Video Worth?

Enjoy this PBS feature on our historic mill compliments of Destination Michigan...