Shetland Wool Adventures



Volume 5 out now! 

Shetland Wool Adventures Journal, created and edited by Misa Hay, former editor of 60 North and the Shetland Wool Week Annual, is launching now in celebration of all things Shetland.

In volume five we learn about the lives of two 19th century schoolgirls using embroidery samplers housed at the Shetland Museum, by Carol Christiansen. Kate Davies talks about incredible adventures of Betty Mouat, a Shetland knitter who became a Victorian celebrity. Journey back in time with Douglas Sinclair to the era of MV Earl of Zetland, a lifeline connecting Shetland's northern isles before modern ferries and get to know the story behind Gilly B's move to Shetland and the inspiration behind her successful paper cut artwork.

As always you can look forward to beautiful photography, 4 Fair Isle knitting patterns by local designers, features, interviews, walks, book reviews, recipes and much more.

Shetland Wool Adventures Journal Vol.5 includes:

Silk, Wool, and Dreams: The Fabric of Education by Carol Christiansen
Born Survivor: Betty Mouat by Kate Davies
A Treasured Knitted Sampler by Douglas Sinclair
MV Earl of Zealand by Douglas Sinclair
Peerie Lamb by Yvonne Tait
Dive into the World of Northern Gannets by Richard Shucksmith
A Day in Skerries by Laurie Goodlad
Dreams by the Waterside by Deborah Lamb
Angela Harding: Shetland by Catherine Larner
Mati Ventrillon Interview
Gillian Bridle: Paperwork Interview
Sheep, Puffins, Patterns and Photography by Daniel Craanen

By purchasing a copy of the Journal you are supporting Shetland small businesses, creative industries and local tourism.


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