Category Archives: Shetland Lace

some knitting books at christmas time..

Im so sorry for the bit gaps in posting but I thought I’d begin with our lovely Christmas tree! We have recovered from the brilliant Shetland Wool Week and since then things have been very busy at Jamieson & Smith, … Continue reading

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Shetland Lace in Natural Shetland Wool Shades.

Are you a fan of Shetland Lace? This traditional Shetland art-form which developed out of necessity to help Shetlanders make ends meet from what they had around them has grown to become, with Fair Isle, synonymous with Shetland Knitwear Worldwide; … Continue reading

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A Legacy of Shetland Lace

A Legacy of Shetland Lace is a new book released by the Shetland Guild of Spinners, Knitters, Weavers and Dyers. A collection of 21 stunning projects designed by members of the Shetland Guild of Spinners, Knitters, Weavers and Dyers. The … 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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Angela Irvine popped into Jamieson & Smith HQ today to discuss a very exciting project that will be revealed shortly. Seeing her reminded me of two things: what an incredibly talented designer she is, and that the Shetland Museum and Archives … Continue reading

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Spider’s web

June took home one and washed the Rose of York shawl, and put it to dry in the store on one of our antique hap boards. What a treat to see it all bright and lovely after some TLC.  x

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On Tuesday of this week Prince Charles was gifted with a Shetland Rug and a scarf of Shetland Lace, hand-knitted by Mary Kay in Jamieson & Smith 1ply Shetland Supreme. Prince Charles with his undyed Shetland rug. He’ll be cosy … Continue reading

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