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New research into tweedRead MoreDecember 15, 2018

Next year I am going to start a "Master of Research" degree, looking at what constitutes Shetland tweed and how to take this important cultural craft into the future.

Shetland's Tweed HeritageRead MoreAugust 18, 2018


The new book of Shetland's tweed heritage has just been published and copies will be available soon.

A appeal for tweedRead MoreJune 16, 2018

The book about Shetland tweed is proceeding, albeit slowly!

Interviews from the tweed research projectRead MoreMay 27, 2017

Regular readers of the blog will remember that we have been doing some research, finding out about tweed in Shetland.

The delight of discoveryRead MoreJune 4, 2016


We recently started a project looking at the tweeds of Shetland. We think there is a lot of tweed hidden in various places across the islands and we want to find out about it.

Researching Shetland tweedRead MoreMay 7, 2016

We have just started a new project which will be looking for and at the traditions of Shetland tweed.

The Shetland Tweed CompanyRead MoreApril 9, 2016


The Shetland Tweed Company website is live!