Shetland in pictures

We are back from a short break in Shetland; this was a special trip, as it was Mark’s first time in Shetland and a holiday for my birthday. I thought you might like to see some photos! Puffins at Sumburgh Head. The rocks around St. Ninian’s Isle. Sheep buddies! Seal buddy. Gorgeous ombré sand. A […]

Shetland oo : wool , textiles , work

For some months now my friends Kate Davies and Tom Barr have been working together on an important book: Shetland oo : wool , textiles , work. Published by Kate Davies Designs, this book celebrates the people in Shetland who work with wool (or oo as it’s known there). It features essays by Kate paired […]

Shetland Wool Week 2013 in Pictures

For today’s “Shetland Wool Week in the South” celebrations I am just going to share some of my favourite moments from Shetland Wool Weeks 2013 which was the first Shetland Wool Week that I was lucky enough to attend. 2013 This was my first Shetland Wool Week! I was there with my friend Tom and […]

A Shetlanders Fair Isle Graph Book

One of the things I love best about doing a #knitsonikmittsalong is seeing how other comrades plan and chart motifs. More design doodling in response to the Knitsonik Celebrating Shetland mitts-a-long #knitsonikmittsalong #knittersofinstagram #fairisleknitting #shetlandwool #strandedknitting A photo posted by Alix McCulloch (@happyluckyalix) on Sep 17, 2016 at 1:23pm PDT I personally enjoy casting on […]