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...
Twilight is back. In Shetland, at this time of year, the days quickly begin to lengthen.
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...