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The cosmos, knitted.Read MoreSeptember 15, 2018

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On the other side of the world, in Australia, Sarah Spencer has engineered a domestic knitting machine to make a stupendous map of the constellations.

Those knitted hatsRead MoreAugust 4, 2018

Last week the blog had an error in it and yes, it was a Biggie...

Gogo OliveRead MoreJune 2, 2018

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If you want to make a difference, how about this for a sweet and lovely project.

New items for the collectionRead MoreFebruary 3, 2018

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We have just been gifted three lovely pieces of that Shetland speciality: knitting.

Elephants in blanketsRead MoreDecember 23, 2017

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Here is a Christmas feel-good story about baby elephants.

DNA knittingRead MoreJuly 8, 2017

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Channing Hansen, an artist from LA, uses algorithms to create knitted art works.

Crafts Council roundupRead MoreJanuary 21, 2017

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The latest weekly roundup from the Crafts Council has all sorts of textile-related stories, including a knitter who creates jumpers which match the landscapes in his self-portraits!

Speed crafting with HelenRead MoreMarch 12, 2016

Helen Robertson is running another one of her popular speed crafting days on the 13th March in Unst.

Solar textiles continuedRead MoreMarch 5, 2016

Do you remember, a few weeks ago, we blogged about developments in solar textiles, fabrics which could harness power from the sun? The story continues...

Happenings at the Shetland MuseumRead MoreFebruary 27, 2016

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A trip to Lerwick turned out to be a great day out!