Shetland Wool Week 2016: What's On in Hoswick


24th May 2016
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Hoswick wool week // SHETLAND WOOL WEEK 2016

 

The Hoswick series of workshops is back for Shetland Wool Week 2016. Organised by Elizabeth Johnston of Shetland Handspun and Niela Kalra of Nielanell, this year’s programme of classes sees world-renowned Shetland knitters, spinners and dyers teaching alongside a visiting tutors Hadewych van der Werf and Ruth Gough - all in the friendly, village atmosphere of Hoswick on Shetland’s South Mainland.

 

 

The hoswick programme

Scroll down for our at-a-glance guide to the 25 events, and click through to book tickets at the central Shetland Wool Week booking office.

 

We'll be back at our 'Hoswick Hub' - the brilliant Hoswick Visitor Centre. Only 20 minutes drive from Lerwick, we can also help you with transport to our classes (contact us - info@nielanell.com).

 

If there's something that catches your eye, don't delay (tickets for some events sell out within the first hour)! Booking opens at 1pm on May 24th.

 

A flavour of last year's woolly fun in Hoswick >>

// MONday 26 SEPTember

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// ALL DAY CLASSES

 

 

A Norwegian Challenge

with HADEWYCH van der Werf

MONDAY 26th SEPTEMBER 2016

ALL DAY // 10.00am – 4.00pm

£90 // book tickets >>

 

 

The Dye Spell: Do You Dare?

with NIELA KALRA

MONDAY 26th SEPTEMBER

ALL DAY // 10.00am – 4.00pm

£110 // book tickets >>

 

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// EVENING CLASSES

 

 

Improvers Spinning Class

with ELIZABETH JOHNSTON

MONDAY 26th SEPT 2016

EVENING // 6.30pm – 9.30pm

£40 // book tickets >>

 

 

Shawl Pin Whittle Workshop

with CECIL TAIT

Monday 26th September 2016

EVENING //  6.30pm – 9.30pm

£38 // book tickets >>

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nielanell open studio

The Nielanell emporium of colour and texture will be open every day during Wool Week, from 9am-5pm (or at times to suit you). Drop in for a chat, a coffee or a spin...

 

Find us just around the corner from the Howick Visitor Centre

// tuesday 27 september

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// ALL DAY

 

 

Lace Shawl Construction

ANNE EUNSON & KATHLEEN ANDERSON

TUESDAY 27th SEPTEMBER 2016

ALL DAY // 10.00am – 4.00pm

£90 // book tickets >>

 

 

 

Gradient Discovery Day for Spinners

with NIELA KALRA

TUESDAY 27th SEPTEMBER

ALL DAY // 10.00am – 4.00pm

£110 // book tickets >>

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// ALL DAY

 

 

Spinning Woollen and Worsted

with ELIZABETH JOHNSTON

TUESDAY 27th SEPTEMBER 2016
ALL DAY // 10.00am – 4.00 pm
£90 // book tickets >>

 

 

 

// EVENING

 

Mother Astrup

with HADEWYCH VAN DER WERF

TUESDAY 27th SEPTEMBER 2016 

EVENING // 6.30pm – 9.30pm

£40  // book tickets >>

 

 

 

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// EVENING cont'd

 

 

Painting with Colour

with WILMA MALCOLMSON

TUESDAY 27th SEPTEMBER 2016

EVENING // 6.30pm-9.30pm // Hoswick Visitor Centre, Sandwick

£40 // book tickets >>

 

 

More is More: Cuffs, Basques and Trims

with ELIZABETH JOHNSTON

TUESDAY 27th SEPTEMBER 2016 

EVENING // 6.30pm – 9.30pm

£40  // book tickets >>

 

 

// wednesday 28 september

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// ALL DAY & AFTERNOON

 

 

Mak A Gravit - In a Day!

with ANNE EUNSON

WEDNESDAY 28th SEPTEMBER 2016

ALL DAY // 10.00am – 4.00pm

£95 // book tickets >>

 

 

The Perfect Finish

with WILMA MALCOLMSON

WEDNESDAY 28th SEPTEMBER 2016

AFTERNOON // 1.30pm – 4.00pm

£40 // book tickets >>

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// EVENING

 

 

Dressing Lace

with ANNE EUNSON

WEDNESDAY 28th SEPTEMBER 2016   

EVENING // 6.30pm – 9.30pm

£40 // book tickets >>

 

 

Knitting across Borders:
from Estonia to Shetland

with HADEWYCH VAN DER WERF

WEDNESDAY 28th SEPTEMBER 2016

EVENING // 6.30pm-9.30pm

£40 // book tickets >>

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// EVENING

 

 

The Perfect Finish

with WILMA MALCOLMSON

WEDNESDAY 28th SEPTEMBER 2016

EVENING // 6.30pm – 9.30pm

£40 // book tickets >>

// thursday 29 september

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// ALL DAY

 

 

Bugs and Bark – Playing with Natural Dyes

with ELIZABETH JOHNSTON

THURSDAY 29th SEPTEMBER 2016
ALL DAY // 10.00am – 4.00pm
£95 // book tickets >>

 

 

Double Faced Fabric Knitting

with HADEWYCH VAN DER WERF

THURSDAY 29th SEPTEMBER 2016

ALL DAY // 10.00am – 4.00pm

£90 // book tickets >>

 

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// ALL DAY

 

 

Silk Spinning with a Difference

with RUTH GOUGH

THURSDAY 29th SEPT 2016

ALL DAY //  10.00am – 4pm
£110 // book tickets >>

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venue: hoswick visitor centre

All classes take place in the Hoswick Visitor Centre, previously the Hoswick weaving shed. Cecil Duncan, who was a weaver here, will lead free tours from Monday 26th September to Friday 30th
September, at 12.30.

// friday 30 september

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// MORNING

 

 

Make a Wooden Needle and a Threading Hook

with CECIL TAIT

Friday 30th September 2016
MORNING // 10.00am – 12.30pm
£38 // book tickets >>

 

 

Design – The Difficult Part…

with NIELA KALRA
FRIDAY 30th SEPTEMBER

MORNING // 10.00am – 12.30pm

£45 // book tickets >>

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// ALL DAY

 

 

Four Fingers and a Thumb

with ELIZABETH JOHNSTON

FRIDAY 30th SEPTEMBER 2016
ALL DAY // 10.00am – 4.00pm
£90 // book tickets >>

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// AFTERNOON

 

 

Shawl Pin Whittle Workshop

with CECIL TAIT

FRIDAY 30th September 2016

AFTERNOON //  1.30pm – 4.00pm

£38 // book tickets >>

// saturday 1 october & sunday 2 october

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saturday 1 october

// MORNING & AFTERNOON

 

 

The Perfect Picture

with AUSTIN TAYLOR

SATURDAY 1st OCTOBER

MORNING // 9.30am – 1.00pm

£45 // book tickets >>

 

 

The Perfect Picture

with AUSTIN TAYLOR

SATURDAY 1st OCTOBER

AFTERNOON //1.30pm – 5.00pm

£45 // book tickets >>

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sunday 2 october

// SPECIAL ALL DAY EVENT

 

 

Friends and Feast Day:
A Play Day in Hoswick

with HOSWICK WOOL WEEK TUTORS
& FRIENDS

SUNDAY 2nd OCTOBER

ALL DAY // 10am – 4pm

£40 // book tickets >>

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