Jeemie Moncrieff and Wirsit Wool, 2008

As a bairn I grew up with the name “wirsit”, it was the most common description of knitting yarns which played such an important role in the Shetland way of life and economy. From a very early age I remember my mother telling me to hold out my arms whereon she would place a hank … Continue reading Jeemie Moncrieff and Wirsit Wool, 2008