Over the next few months, my fascination with Shetland, fair isle knitting and history will be evident as I get closer to my trip in August. Here is a Vimeo video of Susan Crawford's The Vintage Shetland Project. I have the book on my list and hope to obtain a copy while I'm in Shetland. The… Continue reading History Makers: The Vintage Shetland Project
If you have been following me on Instagram or my blog, you will know I love fiber in all forms. Here is a fast, but amazing video of Yoko Saito sewing the fastest running stitch I've ever seen by hand. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j3hYTRBYML8 Enjoy!
When you run across a story of a wool mill, you just have to share. Grab a cup of tea and a bit of knitting or spinning and take about five minutes to have a listen and look. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Iq_m-6xAD4E Enjoy!
Grab some tea and a bit of knitting or spinning and enjoy this short documentary from Bloomberg Pursuits, YouTube featuring Shetland Wool and Fair Isle, Shetland.
With YouTube around, there are so many great videos that give us a glimpse into the world beyond our front doors. Objectlab, the video series, from Chipstone.org has made available many videos that are part of the world of wool. Here is a wonderful video I had to share about Cushendale Woolen Mills. Cushendale Woolen Mills… Continue reading History Makers: Cushendale Woolen Mills from The Minds of Makers