Anne sits down with former Shetland Wool Week Patron, Donna Smith, to talk about how she got her start with wool crafts, her time as Patron, starting her own yarn company, and her current work with yarn dyeing.
Anne speaks to Cecil Tait of Paparwark Furniture about the new yarn line he and his wife Jennifer are producing from their flock of Shetland breed sheep. She also takes you through Morehouse Open Farm Day and talks about her time at Rhinebeck on Saturday.
Anne sits down with Tracey Hawkins, one of the members of the Shetland Wool Week committee at the Shetland Amenity Trust to learn about the history of Shetland Wool Week and what this year’s virtual experience will be like.
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.
Anne sits down with Chris Dyer of Garths Croft Bressay to talk about the archeology and history of Shetland, as well as his experience moving into sustainable crofting.
Anne sits down with Viveka Velupillai of Uradale Yarns to talk about her study of the Shetland dialect as well as the organically grown and processed Uradale Yarns.