Category Archives: Fair Isle

New patterns in J&S yarn

It has been a crazy couple of weeks at J&S getting some exciting new projects up and running or to the final stages. More about that later. But now we finally have time to share a couple of new designs … Continue reading

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Sandra’s visit to Wool House

Sandra has arrived back to J&S safe and sound after her busy little trip to Wool House over the past weekend. Not only did she get to look around the fantastic woolly exhibition but she was also a star attraction herself, giving Masterclasses on Fair … 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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New pieces

Some special releases from the Jamieson & Smith archive, because it the company’s 65th birthday!  And some new designs… Specially for Shetland Wool Week 2011.  1 Eva Shawl 2 Fischou 3 Yuglet Socks 4 Yuglet Hat 5 Harpa Gansey 6 Winter Yoke  7 St. Ninian’s Scarf … Continue reading

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Old time

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

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