In this episode, Anne shares the experience of being part of Shetland Wool Week, including the sense of community and the evening events.
Harriet Middleton, designer of the Harriet’s Hat (and headband, fingerless gloves, gloves, mittens, and cowl!), sits down to talk to Anne about her knitting life before her fundraising for the Shetland MRI Scanner Appeal began, how the MRI Maakers started, the momentum behind her patterns, the unintended good that has resulted from them.
Tips and advice to help you as you plan to visit Shetland from a yarn-loving traveler who had been there. Where to go, what to do, and where to eat!
In this episode, Anne shares her visit to Shetland in July 2019. While she does so, she shares a general overview of the history of Shetland knitting, reviews a few yarn shops, shares some book recommendations and a personal essay, and features the music of Fjanna and Arthur Nicholson. It’s a packed episode, and a more general bonus episode will follow about the practicalities of paying Shetland a visit.