Lila Winter

Lila Winter knit by me, January 2015. Pattern by Carrie Hoge, from the Anthology Book 2. Knit using J&S Shetland Aran held double in Shade BSS17 (discontinued shade) Advertisements

Nordic Wind

  Nordic Wind shawl, knit in Icelandic Lopi yarn, knit using Nordic Wind pattern, knit January 2015

Andersons Lace Scarf

  Lace scarf, knit by Anderson & Co. Bought from eBay January 2015, bought along with matching jumper.

Andersons Lace Jumper

All over lace jumper, knit in oranges and brown. Knit by Anderson & Co. Bought from eBay with a matching scarf, January 2015.

Topshop Fair Isle

  Chunky knit Fair Isle jumper. Knit in very thick chenille type yarn, very warm – too warm! Bought in 2014

Harleys Yoke

  Machine Knit yoke jumper by Harleys of Scotland, although this is machine knit, it is completely seamless, which is the main reason I bought it, to see what it was like. The… Continue reading

Benneton Cardigan

United Colours of Benneton Fair Isle Cardigan, bought from etsy in 2012, nice colours.

Shetland Jumper

Hilarious Shetland Islands jumper, machine knit, bought from the Cancer Research Charity Shop, October 2014.  

People Cardigan

Nice lightweight but warm cardigan, featuring much the same motif as this jumper. Bought from ebay, November 2014.

Fair Isle Allover

Wool allover Fair Isle jumper, bought from ebay, November 2014. Not sure about how much I like this one..  

People Jumper

  Grey Machine knit jumper, with a fun people motif on the bottom, patterned edging which is a good technique to use instead of ribbing. Bought from ebay by Sandra Manson and given… Continue reading

Cockleshell Scarf

Traditional Cockleshell Scarf, knit in Jamieson & Smith Shetland Supreme Lace Weight, bought from J&S in 2013. All natural colours

Lace Scarf

New Shell Scarf, knit in Jamieson & Smith Shetland Heritage Wool, bought from Save the Children Charity shop, 2014

Fair Isle Scarf

Wool Fair Isle Scarf, bought from Armstrongs Vintage Shop in Edinburgh, September 2014. Wool.

Orange Allover

Machine knitted all over, brand is ‘Kirk Pryde’ probably knitted in the late 1980’s. Bought from eBay October 2014

Sleeveless Waistcoat

Scandinavian style Sleeveless Waistcoat, machine knitted in thin wool, brand is GAP. Label is quite old so probably knit in the 1990’s, bought from eBay October 2014.  

Shetland Hap

Vintage Shetland Hap, knitted in natural colours, traditional square centre and shaded edging. Bought from eBay October 2014

Thin lacy cardigan

Very thin 2ply lace cardigan, very wide buttonband, handknitted very vintage in shape, possibly quite old. Bought from the Cancer Research Shop.

V lace cardigan

Unusual pattered 2ply lace cardigan, bought from the Cancer Research shop in 2011, hanknitted with different motif’s all over. Beautifully knitted.

simple lace cardigan

Wool 2ply lace cardigan, handknitted, Eyelet Cardigan pattern by Margaret Stuart from the Traditional Sweater Book by Madeline Weston. Bought from the Cancer Research Shop in 2013.  

Lace Jumper

Wool all over lace Jumper, handknitted, bought from Cancer Research shop in 2012. When I bought it was very felted but I washed and redressed it which made it much more adult sized!

Dark blue lace cardigan

Dark blue acrylic lace cardigan, fancy sparkly buttons. Same motif as the Moorit lace cardigan, machine knitted. Bought from Cancer Research.

Yellow lace cardigan

2ply bright yellow lace cardigan, unusual diamond motif, lovely little cardigan, bought from the Cancer Research in 2014.

blue lace cardigan

2ply bright blue lace cardigan, bought from the Cancer Research chairty shop in 2014, handknitted.

moorit lace cardigan

Machine knit Lace cardigan, Moorit wool, mismatched and missing buttons, far too big for me but I love it and wear it all the time, bought from the Cancer Research in 2013 for… Continue reading

Spencer Dress

Second┬áSpencer dress, garter stitch body and feather and fan skirt. Designed by Margaret Stuart, knit for her by outworkers. Designed for Lord and Taylor in New York. Bought from Margaret in 2013, knit… Continue reading

Spencer Dress

Spencer dress, garter stitch body and feather and fan skirt. Designed by Margaret Stuart, knit for her by outworkers. Designed for Lord and Taylor in New York. Bought from Margaret in 2013, knit… Continue reading


Strokkur Jumper, knit by me 2013-2014, knit from Strokkur pattern by Ysolda Teague, knit using Lett Lopi Icelandic Wool, completely hand knitted.

Sarah Lund

Sarah Lund inspired Jumper, knit by me 2013, inspired by ‘The Killing’ character Sarah Lund’s Gudrun & Gudrun jumper, I improvised this top down raglan jumper, with help from another project on Ravelry.… Continue reading


Machine Knitted Scandinavian inspired Cardigan, given to me for a birthday present from my Auntie and Uncle 2011, brand is ‘Susan Bristol’ 100% wool, had lovely Norwegian clasps which I took off (why???)… Continue reading

sleeveless yoke

Icelandic Sleevless Vest knit by me, made using Lett lopi Icelandic wool and the Vormorgun pattern, which is available for free from Istex. Machine knit body and hand knit yoke.

icelandic yoke

Very thick Icelandic Yoke Cardigan, brand is ‘Icewool’ bought from eBay in 2014, natural colours and very warm, probably knit in the 1980’s.

norwegian jumper

Norwegian Machine knit Jumper, bought by Sandra Manson and given to me 2014, quite think wool knitted at a tight guage makes this a very warm jumper, traditional Norwegian patterns, watered down for… Continue reading

icelandic jumper

Vintage Icelandic Jumper, bought by my Mam in the 1980s in Lerwick, traditional natural colours, slightly felted over time. I reknit the neck as it came up to high.  


Vintage Hand Knit Cowichan Cardigan, bought from the Red Cross Chairty Shop in Lerwick, there was a large amount of Shetlanders that emigrated to Canada so perhaps thats how it got back here.… Continue reading


Vintage Cowichan Cardigan, bought from Etsy from Canada in 2013, hand knit using very thick yarn and knit back and forth, big thick zip and shawl collar. Native American motif’s on the front… Continue reading

lumber coat

Hand Knit Fair Isle Lumber Coat, made in Natural Colours, I have another in shades (cant find it at the moment.. but will add it when I find it) quite poor condition with… Continue reading

sleeveless tank top

Sleeveless Fair Isle tank top, machine knit. Bought from Laurence Odie Knitwear in 2013, 100% Wool.

yoke jumper

Fair Isle Yoke Jumper, machine knit body with hand knit yoke, lovely colours in the yoke. bought from Mr.Bens vintage shop in Glasgow in 2014, the neck came up too high so i… Continue reading

all over

Unusual Fair Isle Cardigan in blue shaded with browns and yellow Fair Isle. Quite large with a thin zip, at one stage it has been a pullover but it has been cut down… Continue reading