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  • Virtual Tour of the Shetland Textile Museum
    Many of you had plans to visit us this year, but couldn’t make it.  So here’s a virtual tour for you!  The exhibitions change every year, and this’s one is called “Claes” (clothes in English).  The voiceover is done by one of our Trustees, Barbara Cheyne.
  • Wool Week Classes 2021
    We will be putting on some “real life” classes during what would have been Wool Week – see below for details, then fill in the contact form to let us know what you’d like to book, and we’ll get back to you. Class 1 details TWINED KNITTING with Brita Hövenmark. Sunday 26th September 2021, 10.00… Continue reading Wool Week Classes 2021
  • Knitting & Spinning Demonstrators Video
    Our volunteers demonstrated knitting and spinning at the Shetland Textile Museum this summer for those that can only access the museum online.