Shetland Wool Adventure Journal volume 5 (Digital PDF)


A luxurious celebration in print of craft, creativity, adventure and all things Shetland

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Experience life in Shetland through beautiful photography and stories from some of the isles’ best writers, knitters and craftspeople.

The Shetland Wool Adventures Journal celebrates Shetland’s heritage, creativity, outdoors and adventure and allows you to escape and immerse yourself in Shetland’s rugged beauty through high quality photography, walks, stories, interviews and recipes.

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

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