Shetland Wool Week Annual 2018
The Shetland Wool Week Annual 2018, volume four, is packed with exclusive patterns and fascinating essays, against a backdrop of glorious photography which captures Shetland's rich and varied crofting landscape.
There are 13 patterns, which include:
SWW 2018 Patron Elizabeth Johnston’s Merrie Dancers Toorie; Alyssa Malcolmson's Tree Yoke Jumper; Outi Kater's Antidote Mittens; Ella Gordon's Einar Hat; Donna Smith's Foula Snood; Marjolein Reichert's Kliek Vest Cardigan; Tori Seierstad's Skalavag Mittens; Anne Eunson's Lunna Fingerless Mitts; Wilma Malcolmson's Atlantic Lace Hat and Fingerless Gloves; Marcia Galvin's Autumn Fingerless Mitts; Janette Budge's Clickimin Cowl; and Terri Malcolmson's Banksflooer Mitts.
Essays include Douglas Sinclair's insight into the lives of the women who worked at the Gutting during Lerwick's Herring Boom; Laurie Goodlad explores The Crofthouse Museum and uncovers what life was like in Shetland 150 years ago; Dorota Rychlik gives her personal account of rearing organic native Shetland sheep on the island of Vaila; an update on the Peerie Makkers Project; and Niela Nell Kalra shares her excitement about a creative project between young Shetland designers and the V&A Dundee.