Yarn - The Journal of Scottish Yarn Vol. 1
Yarn - The Journal of Scottish Yarn Vol. 1
Yarn - The Journal of Scottish Yarn Vol. 1
Yarn - The Journal of Scottish Yarn Vol. 1
Yarn - The Journal of Scottish Yarn Vol. 1
Yarn - The Journal of Scottish Yarn Vol. 1
Yarn - The Journal of Scottish Yarn Vol. 1
Yarn - The Journal of Scottish Yarn Vol. 1
Yarn - The Journal of Scottish Yarn Vol. 1
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A colourful and insightful view of all things yarn related, making connections, and joining threads.

Yarn - The Journal of Scottish Yarns is a new bi-annual journal focussing on community, history, culture and creativity of textiles in Scotland.

Our objectives are to:

  • Promote Scottish textiles culture and community by telling the stories - past and present - of the fibres, skills, artisans and industries that make up its fabric
  • Support your creativity through a range of creative projects you can make yourself; from beginner to advanced level

Contents of Issue 1 - articles:

  • Short History of Scottish Textiles: A run through the History of Scottish Textiles illustrated with some of the panels from The Great Tapestry of Scotland
  • Newburgh Handloom Weavers: From South Uist to the Scottish Borders and Fife, Newburgh Handloom Weavers are producing handwoven bespoke tweed on looms with a story
  • The Native Sheep Breeds of Scotland: Steeped in more than 6,000 years of history, Scottish sheep are an interesting flock
  • The Story of Iona Wool: The story of how single origin Iona Wool came to be created
  • The Border Mill: What do you do when you have more alpaca fleece than you can hand-spin? Set up a new mill in Duns in the Scottish Borders
  • Stitching Loyalty: An 18th century embroidery making a statement of loyalty to the exiled Stuart royal family
  • Dovecot Studios produce a tapestry woven masterpiece from a masterpiece of a masterpiece
  • Learning to Spin: Some of the experts in and around Scotland share their advice on learning a specific craft

Issue 1 – specially commissioned designs:

  • Knitting patterns: Covesea Cowl (in large and small sizes) by Emily K Williams (Flutterby Knits), Bennachie Top by Sylvia Watts-Cherry (With Cherries on Top), Forvie Shawl by Kirsten Bedigan (Aphaia Knits), Sìthean Tabard by Katt Weaver (Heather and Hops)
  • Crochet patterns: Cullen Top by Samira Hill (Eildon Hills Designs), Cùl Mòr Cardigan and Loch Maree Fingerless Mitts by Merrian Holland (Mezzacraft)
  • Solas Órga Crewelwork sampler: by Susie Finlayson, suitable for beginners

 

170+ pages, 20 x 25.5 cm