Category Archives: Shetland

Happy Christmas

We are now closed for Christmas and New Year, we will open again on the 5th of January 2015, No more orders or emails will be dealt with until this time. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all our … Continue reading

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Wool Week Saturday and Sunday

Our last class yesterday was with the brilliant Felicity Ford, who’s new book arrived on Friday, nearly ready to post to all the people who backed the campaign to publish it! Felicitys friendly teaching style meant for a great class … Continue reading

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Wool Week Wednesday and Thursday

So we began Wednesday with another class on Fair Isle by Hazel Tindall, again it went down a treat! In the afternoon we had the first of our lace classes with Elizabeth Johnson of Shetland Handspun, as usual once things … Continue reading

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Wool Week Opening Ceremony

So today saw the opening ceremony of this years Wool Week, it was held in Mareel and there were lots and lots of visitors around! For something different this year different textile makers and yarn producers all had a table … Continue reading

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Shetland Wool Week and Shetland Aran

 Can you believe we are nearly at that time again? Wool Week is nearly upon us and we are getting ready. We have something exciting to reveal that we’ve been developing for a while.. Worsted Spun Shetland Aran! As you … 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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‘Shetland’

As some of you may have noticed Shetland has featured quite prominently in the media recently. First came the ‘Shetland Ponies in Cardigans‘ which made two locals the faces of Visit Scotland’s ‘Year of Natural Scotland'; then the Dance Pony Dance advert … Continue reading

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