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What's on the loom? Read MoreApril 21, 2018

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This week we have been weaving fabric for The Shetland Tweed Company, inspired by the beautiful beach, sea and land at Skaw in Unst.

What's on Alvin?Read MoreDecember 9, 2017

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Just before Storm Caroline hit and spread snow across Shetland Alvin the loom finished weaving some new cloth...

Cloths from The Shetland Tweed CompanyRead MoreOctober 7, 2017

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Last week I put up a short video of Alvin-the-loom working away on some new cloths. This week the fabrics are finished!

The Eshaness ClothsRead MoreSeptember 30, 2017

The newest cloths are done!

The Shetland Tweed CompanyRead MoreMarch 25, 2017

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The Shetland Tweed Company has four lengths of cloth available for sale from the studio in Yell.

A new photoshootRead MoreAugust 20, 2016

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A few weeks back the Shetland Tweed Company was asked to be part of a photoshoot. We supplied some fabric and a waistcoat and here are the fantastic results...

Launching The Shetland Tweed CompanyRead MoreJuly 20, 2016

Last weekend Kirsty and I launched our new venture, The Shetland Tweed Company with the help of Tavish Scott, the islands' MSP.

Launching The Shetland Tweed CompanyRead MoreJuly 20, 2016

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Last weekend Kirsty and I launched our new venture, The Shetland Tweed Company with the help of Tavish Scott, the islands' MSP.

The Shetland Tweed CompanyRead MoreMay 21, 2016

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Kirsty is busy warping up her loom in the studio with the next collection for The Shetland Tweed Company.

The studio this weekRead MoreMay 7, 2016

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Can you believe that it is the second week of May already! Nearly a year since we took on the new studio space and Alvin-the-loom arrived.