From A History of Lachute by G R Rigby 1964 pg 12 1800's

Malcolm McDonald
Mar 2 2008 08:21
"The sheep supplied wool which could be spun and woven into cloth.  Mrs. Emslie of Lachute assisted by her mother, Mrs. Stephens, [Maud Boyd McDonald's Grandmother] converted the wool off a lamb's back into a pair of trousers for her husband, all in the space of a day, through using cotton warp that had previously been set up in a loom"
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