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Up Helly Aa 2015

One day to go til Lerwick Up Helly Aa! I cant believe it was one year ago when head wool man at J&S, also known as Oliver was in the 2014 Jarl Squad (see here and here for more details) … Continue reading

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Natures Natural Colours

The Wool season is now in full swing at Jamieson & Smith, a recent spell of fine weather has meant that wool producers have had a dry early start for clipping. As the wool store fills up, grading the clips … Continue reading

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British Knitting Awards 2014

We have some exciting news, we recently found out we have been nominated in the British Knitting Awards 2014 in the Best Brand for British Yarn category. The nominees for these awards are made up of the readers of Lets … Continue reading

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A Visit to Sumburgh Head Lighthouse

On a grey but bright Thursday Me (Ella) Oliver and Sophie who’s with us this week at J&S for Work Experience took a trip down to the very tip of the mainland of Shetland to Sumburgh Head. The reason for our visit … Continue reading

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Shetland College Projects

As we reach the Summer in Shetland that also means the end of the student year at the Shetland College, carrying on from our earlier project with the second year students of the Contemporary Textiles course they have produced some … Continue reading

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Peerie Flooers Kits!

At this time of year the flowers are starting to bloom and summer is approaching. In places like Shetland though this doesnt mean you should forgo your knitwear. Although the sun is out it can still be pretty chilly so … Continue reading

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Shwook Hats

The plans for Shetland Wool Week are well underway, the programme is available to view online here and the printed copies will be available on Monday, which you can request from the Wool Week website here. Another fun first we … Continue reading

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