Category Archives: Shetland Wool Brokers

J&S in the 2013 Wool Season (picture blog)

Although it has been relatively quiet on our blog for the past few months this by no means reflects the buzz of activity that the wool season brings to J&S each year. This always involves taking in around 250 tonnes … Continue reading

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It’s that time of year again

The wool season 2013 has finally kicked off after a pretty poor start to the year weather-wise. Stuart is back through in the wool store most of the time helping Derek and Oliver and even Ella has been having a … Continue reading

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Christmas Time at J&S

Christmas time has arrived at J&S so we have been happily decorating the shop in between serving customers and packaging up & sending off hundreds of little woolly parcels. Our new kit samples look so Christmassy that they are taking … 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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Wovember 2012

It is already half way through Wovember 2012 and we have realised that all has gone quiet on the J&S blog front recently. So to contribute our little bit to this magnificent month we thought we would give you a … Continue reading

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wool everywhere

The wool store here at Jamieson and Smith is filling up. Everyday pick-ups and trailers are parking up outside and off-loading the raw wool that turns into our lovely 100% Shetland Wool yarn. Today the sun is shining here in … Continue reading

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The Middle

Yesterday Oliver and Derek made the first move into the aptly named ‘Middle store’, which is tucked between our Wool Store, where the raw wool is dropped off by our suppliers, and the yarn store, where we sell yarn and … Continue reading

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progress in two zero one one

1. Shetland Sheep, Trondra 2. Fine place for a bath, Trondra Taken on the morning of the 1st.  Let’s make sure it’s a good year for the Shetland Sheep. Even better than the last.  http://www.shetlandwoolbrokers.co.uk x

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