Experience life in Shetland through beautiful photography and stories from some of the isles’ best writers, knitters and craftspeople.
The Shetland Wool Adventures Journal celebrates Shetland’s heritage, creativity, outdoors and adventure and allows you to escape and immerse yourself in Shetland’s rugged beauty through high-quality photography, walks, stories, interviews and recipes.
In volume five we learn about the lives of two 19th-century schoolgirls using embroidery samplers housed at the Shetland Museum, by Carol Christiansen. Kate Davies talks about the incredible adventures of Betty Mouat, a Shetland knitter who became a Victorian celebrity. Journey back in time with Douglas Sinclair to the era of MV Earl of Zetland, a lifeline connecting Shetland's northern isles before modern ferries and get to know the story behind Gilly B's move to Shetland and the inspiration behind her successful paper cut artwork.
As always you can look forward to beautiful photography, 4 Fair Isle knitting patterns by local designers, features, interviews, walks, book reviews, recipes and much more.
Shetland Wool Adventures Journal Vol.5 includes:
Silk, Wool, and Dreams: The Fabric of Education by Carol Christiansen
Born Survivor: Betty Mouat by Kate Davies
A Treasured Knitted Sampler by Douglas Sinclair
MV Earl of Zealand by Douglas Sinclair
Peerie Lamb by Yvonne Tait
Dive into the World of Northern Gannets by Richard Shucksmith
A Day in Skerries by Laurie Goodlad
Dreams by the Waterside by Deborah Lamb
Angela Harding: Shetland by Catherine Larner
Mati Ventrillon Interview
Gillian Bridle: Paperwork Interview
Sheep, Puffins, Patterns and Photography by Daniel Craanen