SWA Journal

Shetland Experience

Starting the Journal has been my dream for a long time, and I am so delighted with how it came together.

A limited collector’s edition – beautifully designed, presented and printed, the magazine features beautiful

photography, knitting patterns, walks, interesting stories, interviews, recipes and much more.

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"This publication is a truly beautiful thing"

Kate Davies

Knitting in
Shetland

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.

Knitting and
Hiking

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

​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.

Your Shetland Wool Adventure starts here.

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Food Made in Shetland: Smoked Haddock Risotto

In preparation for Marian Armitage’s ‘Food Made in Shetland’ upcoming book launch we’re delighted to share one recipe per week with you. Food Made in Shetland features over 60 recipes, useful tips and insights into the Shetland food scene. The recipes put the best of Shetland produce front and centre and will inspire you to […]

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Food Made in Shetland: Spiced Treacle Bannocks

We’re very excited to share some news with you about the upcoming book Food Made in Shetland, written by Marian Armitage and beautifully photographed in Marian’s Shetland home in Scatness by Susan Molloy. Food Made in Shetland features over 60 recipes, useful tips and insights into the Shetland food scene. The recipes put the best […]

What is it like living in Shetland?

The other day I came across an interesting question – someone asked: ‘What is it like living in Shetland?” It made me stop and think about it. First of all I should say, in case you don’t know already, I’m not from Shetland. I moved here in 2004 after finishing my degree. My first encounter […]

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