Opening times

3 stacks of vibrantly coloured, mottled and striped scarves. each is finely knitted in a different colour combination. Stacked on an antique, dark wood dressing table.

We very much look forward to welcoming you to our knitwear studio shop in Hoswick.

Opening times

Shetland Wool Week 2023

The studio shop is open daily during Shetland Wool Week 

Saturday 23 September - Saturday 30 September: 9am til 5.30pm
Sunday 1 October: 10am til 4pm

    May-September 2023

    The studio shop is open daily

    Monday to Saturday: 10am til 5pm
    Sunday: 11am til 4pm

    If you'd like to book a special appoint at a different time, or organise a group visit please contact us:


    October-April 2022/3

    Saturdays: 10am til 4pm

    We are also really happy to open at a time to suit you! If you would like to arrange a visit please email us:

    The studio also opens through the year for special events, and we take Nielanell on the road locally and further afield to fairs and pop-ups.  Please follow us on social media, or subscribe to our newsletter to hear the latest.



    We have a Covid-safe plan in place, and are restricting numbers.  If the studio is full when you arrive, feel free to have a seat on the bench outside—or wander along to the Hoswick Visitor Centre for a cup of tea. 

    Private appointments

    To arrange an appointment outwith these times please get in touch:

    Visit us virtually

    We can also give you a private virtual tour at a time to suit you.


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    From Sandwick, head to Hoswick.

    The studio shop is a small white building and is just around the corner from the old Gospel Hall (wooden building with rusted tin roof). We are on the left hand side of the main street of Hoswick—just before Laurence Odie Knitwear and the Hoswick Visitor Centre (which has ample parking).


    The studio is in Hoswick, near Sandwick in south Mainland. Buses from Lerwick to Sandwick take 30 minutes, then a 10 minute walk to Nielanell. Ask the driver to let you off by the Sandwick shop or Sandwick Hall.
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