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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!

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.