Rooted in the past, reminded of a future.
This summer I have found myself reacting by gravitating towards the most primitive of processes and materials: hand-spinning yarn.
Shawl season brings migrating words
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.
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.
Shetland Wool Week 2016 - Dates for your diary
Shetland Wool Week 2016 Programme launch & booking Useful dates Membership of Shetland Wool Week (£25) - available from 29th April* 2016 Shetland Wool Week Programme - released...
Niela Cowl - a pattern by Julia Farwell Clay
A pattern inspired by Nielanell and Fair Isle knitting I am absolutely delighted, and very touched, that American knitwear designer Julia Farwell-Clay has named a new pattern after...
Shetland Wool Week - as it happened
This year during Shetland Wool Week we ran another full programme of classes in Hoswick - 'Hoswick Wool Week'! We welcomed so many lovely, interesting people from all...