A Truly Authentic
Join us on an unforgettable journey to discover Shetland and our unique textile heritage.
Our tours are designed to give you an insight into Shetland’s knitting traditions and local textile industry.
The trips provide local knowledge and history as well as excellent learning opportunities in knitting from local expert tutors.Read More
What We Do
Join us on an unforgettable journey to discover Shetland and our unique textile heritage. Our tours are designed to give you an insight into Shetland’s knitting traditions and local textile industry.
This tour includes a combination of some of the finest coastal walks in Shetland with a local guide and knitting classes led by expert local tutors. It truly is a great opportunity to explore Shetland in an authentic way and relaxed pace.
Bespoke tours can be designed and tailored to suit your requirements and your budget. See Shetland like a local on our immersive programme with local tour guides, tutors and experts.
As I write the start of this post (Tuesday morning) we are still in lockdown here in Scotland. This means our walks are limited within short distances of our homes and until recently we have only been allowed outside once a day. You can imagine it’s been tough not being able to get outdoors properly, […]
This morning I was speaking with Andy Ross from Global Yell who is currently in London. Andy set up GlobalYell in 2006 and his charity, based in Yell, has been working in textiles education and training since then. Andy trained as a singer but he has a special interest in textiles, tweed in particular. He grew up […]
I was looking through the many photos on my mobile phone, all of them carrying special memories, and I came across a few shots from January 2016. We were in New York at the Vogue Knitting Live show with Shetland Wool Week, and it still feels quite surreal that we were able to take a […]