The story of Rani
A contemporary Shetland knitwear collection inspired by thinking about home, and what that means. Where has been home, and where is home now?
Shetland Wool Week Annual 2018
Shetland's future in knitting: Niela Nell Kalra writes for the Shetland Wool Week Annual on V&A Dundee's inspiring project for young people.
Scottish Design Relay
Shetland at V&A Dundee: Niela Nell Kalra works with Shetland’s young designers.
Bringing the Haar to London
Textile designer Niela Nell Kalra and artist Karlyn Sutherland collaborate for Future Heritage, part of Decorex, London.
The multi-media artist: knit & glass
The story behind the design of the Byre collection of contemporary Shetland knitwear
Fishermen & Fair Isle: the Shetland Smookie jumper
A hybrid of two classic garments, my Shetland smookie is a descendant of both the fisherman’s smock and the Fair Isle jumper.
Rule-breaking, tradition and textile innovation
Learning from Fair Isle knitting to design contemporary Shetland knitwear.
Nielanell at Bonhoga Gallery, Shetland
Contemporary Shetland - art & design I was delighted when the team at Bonhoga Gallery approached me, and asked to show some of my work in the Gallery's...