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Some uniforms from New ZealandRead MoreDecember 3, 2016


There are two very good exhibitions on in NZ at the moment - one in Auckland and one in Christchurch.

Twenty years agoRead MoreDecember 3, 2016

In January 1996, the Shetland Times produced the fourth article in a series looking at The Folk of the islands.

Shetland in DecemberRead MoreDecember 3, 2016


December is upon us and already it has been an exciting month!

A New Zealand sojournRead MoreDecember 3, 2016


Hello, dear readers. We are back from our New Zealand holiday, full of enthusiasm and energy. It is good to be back with you. In the immortal words of school, "here is what we did on our holidays".

A mashup of newsRead MoreOctober 22, 2016


It has been an exciting week with all sorts of things going on. Here is our news...

Mana MorimotoRead MoreOctober 15, 2016

The Japanese artist, Mana Morimoto, (MNMRMT for short) used embroidery threads to make art pieces out of found images and postcards.

Wool fights backRead MoreOctober 15, 2016

OK. I know this article is all about merino and that we love and use Shetland wool, but it is interesting reading nevertheless...

Lives in Oo with Kate DaviesRead MoreOctober 15, 2016

People who knit will know Kate Davies and this week, Tom, Kate's partner, came up to the studio to speak with us and take some photos for his new project, Lives in Oo.

Embroideries on a marine themeRead MoreOctober 15, 2016


There is always something new to see in Shetland. How about embroideries on a marine theme?

What is going on over the winterRead MoreOctober 8, 2016

I know that it is October and that we are in the autumn. But we are hatching plans now for summer next year, for Wool Week 2017, and for 2018! Time doesn't stand still after all...