Anne does as deep a dive into Shetland lace as is possible in about 35 minutes of air time. Please pick up one or more of the books below to learn more, and visit the organizations listed to support the preservation of Shetland lace knitting in Shetland.
Did you miss the video interview with Barbara Gray of the Shetland Textile Museum? Watch it on the Jamieson and Smith YouTube channel, or listen to the audio in this special bonus episode.
Anne reviews Manos Del Uruguay Alma and is highly pleased with its color and quality. Alma is a superwash merino suitable for luxurious knitting.
In this episode, Anne shares her visit to Shetland in July 2019. While she does so, she shares a general overview of the history of Shetland knitting, reviews a few yarn shops, shares some book recommendations and a personal essay, and features the music of Fjanna and Arthur Nicholson. It’s a packed episode, and a more general bonus episode will follow about the practicalities of paying Shetland a visit.