Rooted in the past, reminded of a future.

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Filed in: making

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

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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. 

Shetland Wool Week Annual 2018

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Filed in: design process, making, musings, studio news

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

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Filed in: design process, events, making, musings, studio news

Shetland at V&A Dundee: Niela Nell Kalra works with Shetland’s young designers.

Shetland Wool Week 2016 - Dates for your diary

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Filed in: events, making

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

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Filed in: making, studio news

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

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Filed in: events, making

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...

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