Jamieson & Smith: A Shetland Story

  • £19.99


At the heart of the Shetland wool industry is Jamieson & Smith, Shetland Woolbrokers, who have been buying and selling Real Shetland Wool since the 1930s. Jamieson & Smith is run by a skilled and passionate team who continue to build on the company’s proud legacy. Inside this book, you’ll find out about the history of this world-famous textile brand. To celebrate both Shetland's heritage and its future, J&S have commissioned eleven knitting patterns. Drawing on the distinctive legacies of Shetland Lace and Fair Isle knitting, worked in J&S yarns, and photographed in Shetland, these signature handknits unite the story of Shetland wool together with the rich textile heritage of the islands.

The collection includes 11 patterns for Jamieson & Smith yarns.

This book does NOT come with a digital download.

Glebe Jumper by Sandra Manson - a graphic allover Fair Isle design using Shetland Supreme Jumper Weight
Hevdadale Scarf by Mary Henderson - a Fair Isle scarf using Shetland Heritage in 5 colours
Hevdadale Tam by Mary Henderson - a Fair Isle tam to match the scarf, also using Shetland Heritage (1 ball each of 5 colours)
Houss Socks by Lesley Smith - Fair Isle socks using 7 shades of Shetland Heritage held double for extra cosiness
Nootisgarth Cowl by Kharis Leggate - a textured cowl knitted in Shetland Chunky
Olivers Hat by Sandra Manson - a stunning Fair Isle beanie, showcasing 4 or 5 shades of Shetland Supreme Jumper Weight
Silwick Vest by Sandra Manson - a classic Fair Isle tank top made in 6 shades of Jumper Weight with a main colour in Shetland Supreme
Tussacks Shawl by Gudrun Johnston - a beautiful lace shawl knitted using 5 x 25g balls of Shetland Heritage
Uyea Legwarmers by Ella Gordon - cheerful Fair Isle legwarmers knitted in 5 shades of Shetland Aran Worsted
Vaara Vest by Mary Jane Mucklestone - a colourful Fair Isle top with zigzag motifs in 10 shades of Shetland Heritage
Vatn Jumper by Mary Henderson - an extra warm winter sweater with Fair Isle motifs in 4 shades of Shetland Aran Worsted

Images © Jamieson & Smith.


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