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Max Marcous checks woolen yarn half way through the dyeing process at Saco River Dyehouse in Biddeford on Tuesday. The operation is the only organically certified yarn dyeing operation in the country. Buy Photo

Brittany Carle skeins Persian wool yarn at the Saco River Dyehouse in Biddeford on Tuesday. The wool will then be dyed one of 410 colors the operation currently offers. Buy Photo

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Fine linen yarn hangs on a rack in skeins at the Saco River Dye House in Biddeford on Tuesday. Buy Photo

Two of the 410 colors currently offered by the Saco River Dyehouse hang in skeins at their facility in the historic Westpoint Stevens Mill on Main Street in Biddeford. Buy Photo

XueYan Guan winds skeined yarn onto spools at the Saco River Dyehouse in Biddeford on Tuesday. Some yarn arrives on spools, is transferred to skeins for dyeing and then put back onto spools to be shipped out. Buy Photo

Linda Roberts twists skeins of yarn at the Saco River Dyehouse in Biddeford on Tuesday. Twisting holds the skeins together. Buy Photo

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XueYan Guan winds skeined yarn onto spools at the Saco River Dyehouse in Biddeford on Tuesday. Some yarn arrives on spools, is transferred to skeins for dyeing and then put back onto spools to be shipped out. Buy Photo

Claudia Raessler manages the Saco River Dyehouse in Biddeford. Buy Photo

Tom Chappell, founder of Tom’s of Maine, has a new textile venture called Rambler’s Way Farm which offers a line of lightweight, 100% American made wool comfort wear. Buy Photo

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