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How knitting became coolRead MoreJuly 11, 2020

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

Article of the Week - number twentyRead MoreJune 27, 2020

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Each week an object from the studio collection is featured on the blog. This week it is a knitting pattern for a helmet.

A knitted hospitalRead MoreMay 23, 2020

Thanks to our eagle-eyed reader and contributor from Australia, Debra, we can all marvel at Margaret Seaman's newest creation, the Nightingale Hospital! Margaret is well-known for her epic work including Great Yarmouth seafront, and Sandringham.  Who says you can't have fun in lockdow...

Sloppy JoRead MoreMarch 7, 2020

Shetland may be responsible for another of the world's fashion items: the Sloppy Joe.

Article of the week - Number FourRead MoreFebruary 29, 2020

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Each week the blog presents a different article from the collection in the studio. This week, a woven whirlpool...

The temperature of textilesRead MoreFebruary 15, 2020

Textile creatives are mapping climate change in innovative ways.

A knitted Mini-MeRead MoreSeptember 14, 2019

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A friend in Australia has spent her convalescence creating knitted portraits.

Getting the message acrossRead MoreAugust 31, 2019

What do neurons and tweets have in common? They have both been immortalised in textiles!

Knitting and espionageRead MoreAugust 10, 2019

Every so often an article about the role knitting has played in times of conflict emerges. Here is one from 2017.

Late summer in ShetlandRead MoreAugust 3, 2019

It is a little while since we shared some pics of the islands. This year the summer colours are absolutely brilliant, in all senses of the word.