Shetland, a well-known type of wool, is internationally known for its rich textile heritage and traditions. This year the week of October 4-12 has been deemed the Shetland Wool Week. This celebration takes place in the Shetland Islands and stands for education and commemoration of the sheep, their wool, and the beautiful hand knitted and hand woven garments. To learn more about this fabulous event, please visit their web page!
We at Ashland Bay are joining the celebration with a week dedicated to Shetland! Let’s start things off with a giveaway! Stop by our Facebook page and tell us what projects you are making for fall and be entered to win our Shetland prize pack! The Shetland prize pack will include 1lb of ecru Shetland, 1lb of Black Brown Shetland, ½ lb of grey Shetland, ½ lb of Shetland Moorit and ½ lb of Fawn Shetland. Winner will be announced on Facebook on October 13th.