Come and hear Elizabeth Johnston talk about how the spinning wheel evolved to help fingers make thread and yarn. Starting with a simple implement to help store yarn, through spindles and a range of wheels, until we have the ultimate Shetland Spinney.
Built in 1780, this is the only böd in Shetland which has been renovated to its historical state.
Shetland, Scotland, Bod, textiles, wool, Knitting, weaving, jumpers, Fair Isle, lace, fine lace
The museum runs a range of events, talks, demonstrations and courses in textiles and related topics.