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It's Spring...?

Roo, Roo, Roo your sheep… a first for me. One less sheep for the shearer to shear. A great learning experience!


J&S Staff Profile: Jan Robertson

Second post in a series about the people behind Jamieson & Smith.

Jan works in the wool store all year round. Between July to October she grades wool which comes in from over 600 local crofters and farmers. 324 more words

My big mistake - 01.19.2017

Alaska weather never ceases to amaze me. This morning it was -37 degrees outside. I knew I had to get outside to make sure that my animals were well fed and watered. 169 more words


Adventures in silly!

Despite knowing how financially sound it would be – I just can’t bring myself to design products with “normal” highland critters. Has it got something to do with studying ART? 63 more words

In My Studio


After a glut of rich food, socialising and an absence of schedule I find myself craving  hunger and a plan going forward. Yesterday I downloaded a free mind mapping app and a monstrous mandala of order emerged with coloured branches of focus and tiny twigs of how to’s. 29 more words

In My Studio

Shetland Wool Week with Sarah Jane: Part Three of Three

After stops in Iceland, England, and the Orkneys, Sarah boarded the ferry that would take her to the Shetland Islands and Shetland Wool Week.

Shetland Wool Week is a festival celebrating Britain’s most northerly native sheep. 452 more words