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New Yarn Launch – Shetland Heritage Naturals

A few of you may have heard whisperings over the last few months about something exciting on the way from Jamieson & Smith.

We are so happy to finally let you all in on the secret and launch our Shetland Heritage Naturals…


These undyed shades are an extension to our Shetland Heritage range which is an incredibly smooth and strong worsted spun 100% Real Shetland yarn!

The Shetland Heritage Naturals are a lovely variation to our woollen spun 2ply Jumper Weight for use in Fair Isle or other colourwork. Due to the worsted spinning process they are slightly lighter in weight meaning they are also suitable for lace knitting.

Similar to our Supreme Lace yarns the Heritage Naturals show off beautifully the natural tones of our islands’ native sheep.


Technical info:

25g, 110m/120yds, 2.8nm worsted

Tension: 30 sts and 32 rows = 10cm/4in over Fair Isle pattern using 3mm needles

You can read more about our original Shetland Heritage range here and about the idea behind developing the Heritage yarn here.

You can see it on our online shop here!

12 Comments Post a comment
  1. Debra Totten #

    Beautiful! When will this be on your website?

    July 7, 2016
  2. thetinfoilhatsociety #

    Ooh, pretty!

    July 7, 2016
  3. Absolutely gorgeous! Can’t wait to begin knitting with these. When will they become available for sale?

    July 7, 2016
  4. Marilyn F. #

    “Aaat . . . last . . .” as the song goes. Great news and gorgeous yarns! Thanks

    July 7, 2016
  5. sophy0075 #

    I love natural-colored yarns. Thank goodness the variety of Shetlands was not bred away.

    Would this new range be good for socks?

    July 7, 2016
  6. Hi Debra, they are on now! If you click the link just above the first picture that will take you to them 🙂

    July 7, 2016
  7. Available online now Carol 🙂

    July 7, 2016
  8. Hi, the yarn is 100% wool so but it is very strong so might work ok! You might need to combine it with a nylon mix for the toes and heel. 🙂

    July 7, 2016
  9. Susan' #

    OH what a treat, I want one of each of course 🙂 or maybe 2 !

    July 7, 2016
  10. Joan #

    Do you sell to shops in the States?

    July 29, 2016
  11. Hi Joan, we have a list on our website of our stockists, thanks!

    July 30, 2016

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