Shetland by Marie Wallin

Jamieson’s of Shetland is proud to introduce SHETLAND – a beautiful collection of modern Fair Isle by independent designer, Marie Wallin. The collection of 8 garments and 4 accessories knit in Spindrift, 100% Shetland, 4ply Wool, is a showcase for the wonderful colourwork that has become synonmous with Marie’s designs. We are delighted that Marie will be joining us at Loop to showcase her designs and sign copies of her book on Saturday, October 14th, from 1:00 to 3:00.

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Print is not dead! ~The Guardian reported this week, that sales of ebooks have dropped by 17%, while sales of ‘real’ books are up 8%! Hurray! We love Ravelry and digital patterns, but it’s such a joy to slowly turn the pages of a craft publication and savour the beautiful things we can make. Holding a beautifully printed book in your hand with the texture and smell of good paper, and the way images look, printed in ink on surface, rather than looking at a screen – there’s nothing like it! There aren’t many places you can visit to peruse craft books, but we still …

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