Sign up for our weekly updates which tell you what we have been up to, and what has been exciting us over the previous seven days.
Shetland may be responsible for another of the world's fashion items: the Sloppy Joe.
Article of the week - Number FourRead MoreFebruary 29, 2020
The death of traditional Shetland tweed?Read MoreFebruary 29, 2020
Fair Isle on the BBCRead MoreFebruary 22, 2020
Fair Isle has given its name to the colour-filled jumpers which are known the world over. 50 year old photographs bring their past to life.
Shetland tweed updateRead MoreFebruary 1, 2020
The second (and final) year of tweed research has just kicked off.
A tweedy familyRead MoreDecember 7, 2019
Each week a little more of the story of Shetland tweed is uncovered in the research project.
Shetland and Orkney - neighbours in tweedRead MoreNovember 30, 2019
More work in the archives in Lerwick has turned up a collaborative effort between the islands of Shetland and Orkney.
When did tweed start being made in Shetland?Read MoreNovember 23, 2019
This week the tweed research took a really rather splendid turn!
The arrival of tweed in the islandsRead MoreNovember 2, 2019
The research on Shetland tweed continues to surprise and delight...