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Shetland Wool Week Annual 2020
Shetland Wool Week Annual 2020
Shetland Wool Week Annual 2020

Shetland Wool Week Annual 2020

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 The Shetland Wool Week Annual 2020 Edition! 

Even with the events of 2020, Shetland Wool Week found a way to put out a beautiful Annual packed with great articles and beautiful designs. There are 11 patterns by some of the best Shetland designers, including the Shetland Wool Week Patron, Wilma Malcomson's, Katie's Kep design!


  • ‘More than a Hat’, celebrating Wilma Malcolmson and the Katie’s Kep which has been knitted around the world.
  • Introducing Hilary Burgess, a Shetland vet and farmer, who reflects on the (often humorous) characteristics of Shetland Sheep.
  • Curator at Shetland Museum, Carol Christiansen is a treasure trove of little-known information on Shetland textiles. She has written a piece on Shetland-made infant lace veils which were popular during Victorian times.
  • Shetland knitting dialect, anyone visiting SWW for the first time might be struck with unfamiliar knitting words they hear in the workshops. Here’s an essential guide by Viveka Velupillai which is combined with stunning, original artwork by local artist, Gilly B.
  • Shetland Tweed, Andy Ross describes the long-lasting appeal of this beautiful fabric.


  • Ella Gordon, Radiant Star Cowl
  • Donna Smith, Peerie Leaves Jumper
  • Elizabeth Johnston, Mirknen Dags and Legwarmers
  • Emma Geddes, Beach Glass Tassel Woven Scarf
  • Terri Malcolmson, Rig o’Flooers Cushion
  • Wilma Malcolmson, Katie’s Kep + a new colourway
  • Alison Rendall, Stoorbra Socks
  • Andrea Williamson, Kirk Ness Toorie and Mitts
  • Angela Irvine, Da Skaw Beret
  • Rachel Hunter, Strom Cardigan
  • Alyssa Malcolmson, Bosie Gloves

Pages: 136pp
Printed in Scotland on FSC accredited paper and boards using only vegetable-based inks.

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