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Shetland Tweed research - the 20th Century continuesRead MoreApril 3, 2021

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This week the story of Shetland Tweed in the 20th Century continues.

Shetland Tweed research - The 20th CenturyRead MoreMarch 27, 2021

This week the story of Shetland Tweed continues into the 20th Century.

Discovering Textiles - Canadian Inuit tapestryRead MoreMarch 27, 2021

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The Inuit People of Baffin Island, Canada started to produce tapestries in 1970, a serendipitous melding of hand skills and the traditional art of storytelling.

Ravelry and politics Read MoreMarch 27, 2021

Ravelry is an online platform where crafters get together to find inspiration and patterns for knitting and crochet, and to chat.

The Shetland Tweed Company's new shopRead MoreJanuary 23, 2021

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The Shetland Tweed Company has a new online shop!

The ArcticRead MoreDecember 5, 2020

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A new exhibition has reopened at the British Museum in London: Arctic: Culture and Climate .

Looking for Camilla EamesRead MoreSeptember 12, 2020

In the 1970's, Camilla Eames hand-knitted a jumper in Orkney.

Knitting... in a nutshellRead MoreSeptember 12, 2020

Knitting over the last century has developed from a home craft to Big Business.

KolamRead MoreSeptember 5, 2020

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Kolam is the Asian art and craft of making patterns out of ground rice to greet the start of each day.

How knitting became coolRead MoreJuly 11, 2020

Knitting has a reputation, and in the 21st Century it is blossoming!