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A tweedy familyRead MoreDecember 7, 2019

Each week a little more of the story of Shetland tweed is uncovered in the research project.

Shetland and Orkney - neighbours in tweedRead MoreNovember 30, 2019

More work in the archives in Lerwick has turned up a collaborative effort between the islands of Shetland and Orkney.

When did tweed start being made in Shetland?Read MoreNovember 23, 2019

This week the tweed research took a really rather splendid turn!

Shetland Needleworkers at the MuseumRead MoreNovember 23, 2019

Pieces in Time from Shetland Needleworkers is on at the Shetland Museum and Archive.

Winter 2019 at The Shetland Tweed CompanyRead MoreNovember 16, 2019

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Each year we produce four seasonal cloths for The Shetland Tweed Company. Here are the Winter 2019 colours.

The arrival of tweed in the islandsRead MoreNovember 2, 2019

The research on Shetland tweed continues to surprise and delight...

The end of the seasonRead MoreOctober 5, 2019

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Wool Week marks the finish of the tourism season in the islands but not the end of the work we do!

Teaching weaveRead MoreSeptember 28, 2019

The first workshop of ours for Wool Week has finished. It is such a joy to watch people create beautiful things.

The Shetland Wave clothRead MoreSeptember 28, 2019

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Regular readers of the blog may remember that Alexa was weaving a cloth based on a painting of a wave.

Remembering St Magnus Read MoreSeptember 28, 2019

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We have been involved in a fascinating project, all to do with medieval Christianity...