South Asian Heritage Month & Shetland knitwear
Using layered narratives within her Ebb-stanes design, Niela connects her home in the Shetland landscape with the experience of her relatives during the Partition of India.
Lightweight, breathable summer knitwear
Several of our versatile pieces are well suited to be worn all year, as part of a system of layers. But our Saand holiday jumper has become so...
How might immersive technologies be used in knitwear design? Niela has put on a headset to find out! Join us at an online event to hear more.
The ON season
There is no off season in our busy studio.
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.