Shetland DK Winter Hoodie

Annie Rowden’s Winter Hoodie is one of my favourite children’s knits. My mum has knit 5 or 6 of these over the years, all sized a little big so that they can be worn for several years. She recently knit one for her youngest grandchild (and my littlest nephew) in BIY Shetland DK. And I’m […]

Shetland DK Processing Photos and Steps

Kate, the Production Manager from The Border Mill, very kindly took some photos of this year’s Grey Heather Shetland DK being spun.  I thought you might like to see some of the many skilled steps that go into processing such beautiful yarn. Clockwise from top left, the photos show:  1. three different component colours ready […]

Autumn 2017 Batch III Yarns

John and Juliet from The Border Mill, who once again spun the yarn, very kindly took a wee detour on their holiday to personally deliver the boxes containing this latest batch. The yarns in this batch (Batch III) come from two local crofts, both of which I have talked about before and you can read […]