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Fiber: Shetland

Shetland and blends


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Nielanell is a Scottish shop offering “alternative Shetland knitwear,” readymade. Gorgeous, interesting stuff, but we’re here to talk about Niela Nell Kalra’s handspun yarns. These…

Ovis et Cetera

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German dyer Ovis et Cetera makes semisolid yarns in a variety of fibers. Shades are gentle and glorious.

Foula Wool

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Foula is the most remote, inhabited island in the UK and is home to a traditional Shetland sheep breed known locally as Foula sheep. Foula…

Uradale Yarns

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Uradale organic knitting yarns reflect the colors of the Uradale Shetland flock. These natural fleece colors, in 10 shades, remain unbleached and undyed through the…

Red Dog Yarn

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Sam Bova is the dyer behind Red Dog Yarn, which produces beautiful handspun in a variety of colors and styles. “All my things are made…