These are the things that inspire me. Find postcards from each colourful season. Happenings at home. Interviews with farmers, foragers and fishermen. And all the little things that make Shetland a pinnacle of creativity.

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The curtains have closed on our first Shetland Knitting Tour of the 2024 season, and it was nothing short of magical. As the Shetland sun shone brightly for us and our guests experienced the very best of what these islands have to offer.

Shetland Knitting Tour

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Women sitting around a large table with yarn during a Shetland Knitting Tour

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Come along with me as I explore the familiar landscapes of my home turf, embarking on one of the finest walks in Shetland’s West Mainland. Immerse yourself in breathtaking views of the islands of Foula and Vaila. Exploring the hidden treasures along Shetland’s West Mainland Living on the Westside of Shetland, I am totally spoilt […]

One of the finest walks on Shetland’s West Mainland Edge

Walking in Shetland

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Shetland Wool Adventures Vol. 04 is filled to the brim with beautiful Fair Isle Knitting patterns. Discover your next cosy knitting adventure with over 6 intricately designed Fair Isle knitting patterns.

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Shetland Wool Adventures Volume 02 has a curated collection of four distinctive Fair Isle knitting patterns that weave together tradition, family legacy and artistic innovation.

Shetland Wool Adventures Journal vol.2 Preview

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Explore the rich tapestry of Shetland’s knitting heritage with Shetland Wool Adventures Vol. 01 featuring four gorgeous Fair Isle Patterns. Each creation intricately weaves a tale of tradition, inspiration and the timeless beauty of Shetland’s landscapes.

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Out Skerries, Shetland is an unexpected gem, packed with history, culture and incredible hiking that many visitors overlook. Join us on for a perfect day out.

A day trip to Out Skerries, Shetland

Walking in Shetland

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Marie Bruhat’s life changing adventure – how her encounter with Fair Isle led to a handcrafted knitwear business.

Parisian Fashion to Fair Isle Knitwear and Crofting – Marie Bruhat’s Journey

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Marie Bruhat a local Fair Isle Knitwear business owner and crofter wearing a red outfit, pushing wool into a large bag.

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After a recent trip to Denmark, I am preparing to have a hygge inspired Christmas. In November, I took myself on a creative adventure in the charming Danish city of Aarhus, to learn and improve my photography skills. While there I couldn’t help but soak up the atmosphere and Christmas spirit which was wildly different […]

Preparing for a gentle hygge inspired Christmas

Seasonal Recipes

Woman baking christmas cookies feeling inspired by the Hygge Spirit

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If you are in search of meaningful Christmas gift ideas for the knitters in your life, look no further than the beautiful island of Shetland.

10 Christmas Gift Ideas for Knitters – Shetland Wool Adventures Gift Guide 2023

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