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Mary Hall: Spinner of Hobbit Yarn

When the costumers for The Hobbit needed yarn, they turned to fiber artist and native New Zealander Mary Hall, according to an article in New Zealand’s Marlborough Express. Mary, owner of Hallblacks Woolery, is a big fan of the films and admitted she would  “get a bit of a buzz” from seeing her wool onscreen. She spoke to the Marlborough Express about her experiences working on The Hobbit:

“The costumes required about four kilograms of wool each,” she said. “We’ve done a lot for them, then the soft furnishings came, then the set designers, then the art department. It’s been non-stop.”

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