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A self-taught weaver is stemming the tide of cheap foreign clothes - by launching the first woollen mill in London in 100 years.<br />
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Daniel Harris' tiny one-man factory weaves bespoke woollen cloth on antique looms and has had fashion houses like Ben Sherman and Ralph Lauren beating a path to its door.<br />
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Amazingly, 18 months before he opened the mill, Daniel did not even know what a loom looked like let alone how to operate one.<br />
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But that didn't stop him forking out for a 90-year-old industrial loom and teaching himself  how to use it to create intricate cloth patterns.