Shetland Wool Adventures Journal Vol.1
We are excited to introduce the Shetland Wool Adventures Journal vol.1 which features 6 beautiful knitting projects, interesting articles written by Shetland experts, walks, seasonal Shetland recipes, Shetland book reviews, stunning photography and much more.
Shetland Wool Adventures Journal, a celebration of craft, creativity, adventure and all things Shetland. Beautifully designed, presented and printed in the UK, the Journal features beautiful photography, knitting patterns, walks, interesting stories, interviews, recipes and some personal insights into the lives of the isles’ top knitters and crafters.
Photography by Susan Molloy.
- A Sheep Like No Other – Ronnie Eunson explains why organic Shetland wool is undergoing a major upsurge in demand.
- Putting Down Roots at Garths Croft Bressay – Chris Dyer tells us why he and his wife moved to Shetland and have never looked back.
- The Ocean’s Warp and Weft – Going back to a time with Carol Christiansen, when woven cloth was finished in the sea around Shetland.
- Jarlshof – A walk through 4000 years of Shetland history – One of our tour guides and an archaeologist, Deborah Lamb, breathes life into the stones.
- A Brief History of Lerwick – Local historian Douglas M. Sinclair travels back in time to delve into Lerwick’s history.
- The Venice of the North – Examining the historical glory of Lerwick’s lodberries.
- The Unique Charm of the Island Croft House – Mike Finnie looks at the most traditional Shetland habitation.
- A Place of Safety – Vivian Ross-Smith looks at belonging, place and comfort.
Fair Isle Chairs – In 2018, Eve Eunson began an ambitious research project
to survey the traditional chairs of Fair Isle.
- A Moment to Escape – Be inspired by the breath taking views from most stunning points throughout Shetland.
- On the Trail of Jimmy Perez – We’ll join Laurie Goodlad on a tourist experience dedicated to the famous Shetland TV series.
- Spinning a Web of Wonderful Wool – Jamieson’s of Shetland is an extraordinary place to visit, the only working spinning mill in the isles. Gill Nadin takes us on a tour.
WALKS (by Gill Nadin)
Discover St Ninian’s Isle – A Real Treasure
A walk across the sea and into a magical island world full of secrets.
Land of Fire – Volcano Walking in Eshaness
A journey through some of Shetland’s most dramatic coastal scenery.
Undiscovered Shetland – Deepdale
A western wander, far from the madding crowd.
FOOD & RECIPES
- Rhubarbaria: The Pinkest Shetland Book – Hayley Anderton celebrates a book about a plant that grows in the isles and is both tasty and plentiful.
- Food for Thought – Marian Armitage speaks about the past, the present and the future of food in the isles.
- Shetland Recipes – Marian Armitage, James Martin of Peerie Shop Café, Wilma Malcolmson and Speldiburn Café share some favourite recipes with us.
Designers featured in this issue are:
Wilma Malcolmson, Ella Gordon, Donna Smith, Alison Rendall, Julie Dennison, Misa Hay and Marie Bruhat.