Category Archives: colourwork

KNITSONIK – BLOG TOUR PART 2!

As you may know, Felicity Ford has recently published a book ‘The Stranded Colourwork Sourcebook‘ We took part in the original blog tour which was part of the kickstarter campaign to raise the funds for the book. The full amount … Continue reading

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Wool Week Monday and Tuesday

So we began Wool Week at J&S with a class from our Wool Week patron Hazel Tindall, Hazel designed a bookmark which involved a bit of Fair Isle and steeking! the perfect small project which everyone made great progress on … Continue reading

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Knitsonik Blog Tour: Q&A with Felicity Ford

Our friend Felicity Ford has been on a mission to raise funds for her brilliant book: The Knitsonik Stranded Colourwork Sourcebook, which you can read more about here. If you have been following her journey you will know she had … Continue reading

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Tobys Coat

Carrying on with the theme of natural colours from yesterdays post we have a new kit to show you today. Last year Sandra knitted her peerie dog Toby a coat to keep him warm, She used the motif’s from the … Continue reading

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Brand New Kits!

The hard work is done and the patterns are printed so we can finally reveal four new Fair Isle kits to add to the J&S collection. Two of these are in our 2ply Jumper Weight yarn which I’m sure most … Continue reading

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enough rope

Jamieson & Smith 2 Ply Jumper Weight shades: 26, FC41, 142, 132, 1, 75, 125, 27, 203, 47, 141, 29, 65, FC62, 5.  x

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Old time

  Fisherman’s hat from Yell. Image from the Shetland Museum and Archives Photo Library.

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