The Shetland Wool Week Annual 2022, volume eight, is abright and beautiful celebration of Shetland’s textiles, creativity, heritageand wool.This bumper edition is brought to life with breathtakingphotography taken on location in the ancient capital of Shetland, the colourfulvillage of Scalloway.Discover vivid Fair Isle patterns, Norwegian motifs,and designs inspired by the sea breeze and luminous light of ourocean-encircled islands. An exciting addition is the inclusion of our heritagepatterns: working with the Unst Heritage Centre, Shetland Museum and DonnaSmith, we have revived and reinterpreted two distinctly different vintagegarments for today’s knitter. We also have two articles to accompany each ofthese patterns.
Features this year include gloriousillustrations of a miscellany of dressing boards from the Museum’s collection,a close look at the sample pages of the Shetland Tweed archive collection, anda peek at life behind the scenes for herdswoman, Anne Doull.
SWW 2022 Patron Linda Shearer's ‘Bonnie Isle Hat’
Donna Smith's 'Jemima's Jumperand Cowl’
Mati Ventrillon's 'MoosidalesHat'
Kathleen Anderson's 'Da PalmBeach Mitts'
Hazel Laurenson's 'Merran'sCardigan'
Alison Rendall's 'Stjarna Smucks'
Edina Szeles' 'Seaweed Scarf' (weavingpattern)
Wilma Malcolmson's ‘RippleWristlets’
Elizabeth Johnston's 'Sea BreezeCardigan'
Rachel Hunter's 'Ristie Poncho'
Ella Gordon's 'Sunbeam Dog Coat'
Linda Shearer's 'Nesbyen Socks'
In addition to the two HeritagePattern Features:
Blocking Boards - The Art ofDressing Well - Carol Christiansen
A Design Aesthetic - ShetlandTweed, to Paris and Beyond - Dr Sarah Dearlove.
The Shetland Herdswoman - JanetteBudge