November 30, 2017

Last week we had the sad task of taking down our exhibition "Whalsay Fair Isle Knitting Through the Decades". In November 2015 we decided to think about a small display of Fair Isle garments, knitted by anyone with Whalsay connections. We thought this would be relatively easy and in February we asked the community for any garments, they would be willing to loan for 6 - 8 months w...

October 1, 2017

If you have been following social media recently many posts have been about Shetland Wool Week. On Whalsay we have had a very busy week in the Heritage Centre with lots of planned activities such as talks by Rhea Kay and Andrea Williamson, ShetlandPeerieMakkers teaching their peers to finger knit and dot out patterns, knitting and spinning demonstrations and more.

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