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More weaving patternsRead MoreAugust 26, 2017

Every so often Handweaving.net offers a set of old patterns, redrafted and tested, and available online for free!

Late summer visitorsRead MoreAugust 26, 2017

This week we have two visitors who are working on projects.

Songs and spells of Orkney and ShetlandRead MoreAugust 5, 2017


Jeanette Nowak is a local artist and her new exhibition has just opened in Yell at the Old Haa.

It's the little things...Read MoreJuly 1, 2017

As in so much of life, it is the little things that make all the difference...

Working on the loomRead MoreMay 6, 2017

Putting a warp on Alvin, our loom at the studio, is a satisfying task...

A change of tackRead MoreMarch 4, 2017


As the summer nears and we plan what is happening, so things inevitably need to change to accommodate everything that we need to do.

This summer's workshopsRead MoreFebruary 25, 2017


This year we are running some workshops over the summer and Kirsty is doing more for Wool Week. Here are the dates for the summer workshops. 29 June to 2nd July - a series of workshops which link up together to take oyu through the whole process of design to completed weave. Day one is an inspirati...

Arachna and other philiasRead MoreFebruary 11, 2017


Recently we have been buying new books and what a delight and inspiration the post has been this week.

Starting as we mean to go onRead MoreJanuary 21, 2017


This year we have started early with our workshops. A beginners session on a January Saturday morning brightened up the studio.

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...