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DNA knittingRead MoreJuly 8, 2017

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Channing Hansen, an artist from LA, uses algorithms to create knitted art works.

Crafts Council roundupRead MoreJanuary 21, 2017

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The latest weekly roundup from the Crafts Council has all sorts of textile-related stories, including a knitter who creates jumpers which match the landscapes in his self-portraits!

Speed crafting with HelenRead MoreMarch 12, 2016

Helen Robertson is running another one of her popular speed crafting days on the 13th March in Unst.

Solar textiles continuedRead MoreMarch 5, 2016

Do you remember, a few weeks ago, we blogged about developments in solar textiles, fabrics which could harness power from the sun? The story continues...

Happenings at the Shetland MuseumRead MoreFebruary 27, 2016

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A trip to Lerwick turned out to be a great day out!

Good Wool HuntingRead MoreFebruary 27, 2016

Thanks to a kind reader who sent in this link, Shetland knitting has featured in the Financial Times.

New York! New York!Read MoreFebruary 6, 2016

Shetland Wool Week has just been featured in New York and apparently caused a real storm!

Knitting newsRead MoreOctober 17, 2015

Knitting is much in the minds of visitors to Shetland and rightly so. Our textile tour this week has four knitters on it, from the USA, France, Alderney and London.

Knitting in the newsRead MoreJune 19, 2015

This week, it is knitting that has hit the headlines.

Knitting programmeRead MoreJanuary 31, 2015

For those of you who are really missing the Shetland dialect and want to hear some textiles people speak, have a listen to this programme on the BBC.