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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.

PNITRead MoreJuly 20, 2019

If you haven't seen the multi-coloured, ever-changing wall sculpture created by Penuhaus for Providence's art festival, head on over!

Conserving the Emperor's CarpetRead MoreJune 22, 2019

The Metropolitan Museum in New York conserved and displayed a unique carpet. The job took years...

Flowers at the studioRead MoreJune 15, 2019

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Over the time we have been in the buildings in Sellafirth, fourteen years now, we have been looking after the wild flowers that come up each year in what looks like barren ground.

Heavy Metal Knitting Read MoreMay 11, 2019

The title says it all...

Warm guinea pigsRead MoreMarch 16, 2019

Our fuzzy friends have been in the running for The Adorably Cute Prize!

Nora Fok Read MoreFebruary 23, 2019

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A friend-of-the-blog has sent in a link for an article on thisiscolossal.com which has had us enthralled.

The Joan Project and The Shetland Tweed CompanyRead MoreFebruary 23, 2019

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Two exciting things have happened this week...

The Britain-Zimbabwe Society - a Research DayRead MoreFebruary 23, 2019

On the 15th June this year, the Britain-Zimbabwe Society will be holding a Research Day focused on Creativity and Innovation in Zimbabwean Arts and Science.