Summer in Hoswick

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Filed in: studio news

As is traditional, at Nielanell the season began in May with the opening of the studio shop. It’s been a different kind of spring and summer, but what...

Win any piece of Nielanell knitwear

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We need your help with some research! We'd be so grateful if you would take part in our survey.  

The story of Rani

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A contemporary Shetland knitwear collection inspired by thinking about home, and what that means. Where has been home, and where is home now?

Rooted in the past, reminded of a future.

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This summer I have found myself reacting by gravitating towards the most primitive of processes and materials: hand-spinning yarn.

Nielanell goes (a wee bit) south

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We are delighted to be heading just a wee bit south, to Orkney, where Niela is being hosted for a 'Meet the Maker' event at Kirkwall's gorgeous boutique, The...

Shawl season brings migrating words

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Filed in: making, musings

What do you call the brilliantly simple garments that you throw around your shoulders? While thinking about the word hap, we discovered a surprising history behind the word shawl. 

Nielanell in Edinburgh

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We are delighted to be part of Cloth19, a really special market for designers and makers of textiles. Taking place 18-19 August at Dovecot, Edinburgh.

Shetland Wool Week 2019: what's on at Nielanell

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Big news for wool week 2019! This year, as well as hosting several events in Hoswick, Niela Kalra of Nielanell will also be going up to town, and...

Competition - win a Hoswick Paint Scarf

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Celebrating contemporary shetland knitwear: win a scarf from our tenth anniversary collection.

Shetland Craft Fair 2018

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Support your local Shetland makers at the annual Shetland Arts & Crafts association fair, Friday 16 - Sun 18 November

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