stories about, for, with, To dogs

'Better a sweater from a dog you know and love than from a sheep you'll never meet.'

From its origins in fifteenth century Spain to the contemporary practice of this fun and ecologically friendly hobby, this story includes tips on harvesting, spinning, garment and odour management.

By Natalie Kestecher, Sound Engineer Russell Stapleton; Originally broadcast on The Australian Broadcasting Corporation's Radio National

If we take the definition of an audio documentary to be a story in sound that creates an immersive environment through which we can experience certain truths, then this story explores truth, not always factual truth, but an inner truth perhaps, those deeper human questions that are often hard to get at with straight factual exploration. For this reason, Knitting with Dog Hair is to me, strange and exquisitely beautiful
— Masako Fukui