Fire Festival KAL

Inspiration for the J&S Fire Festival Knit A Long running from December 2016 until March 2017 to coincide with the last Up Helly Aa in Shetland.
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Where can you buy British yarn? From local farms and hand-dyers, to large mills and commercial spinners, there's a wealth of British yarn makers

Located in Lerwick, the capital town of Shetland, Jamieson & Smith, are long established as the islands primary purchaser of the Shetland Wool clip. We annually purchase the raw fleece from over 700 local crofters and farmers.

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Up Helly Aa Festival in Lerwick, Shetland Islands - In celebration of its Norse/Viking heritage.  Would be cool to see this!

Up Helly Aa Festival in Lerwick, Shetland Islands - In celebration of its Norse/Viking heritage. Would be cool to see this!

Orion. Its brightest stars are Beta (Rigel -- leg to our right) and Alpha (Betelgeuse -- shoulder to the left), a blue-white and a red supergiant respectively. This image is helpful to see just how reddish Betelgeuse is.

Orion. Its brightest stars are Beta (Rigel -- leg to our right) and Alpha (Betelgeuse -- shoulder to the left), a blue-white and a red supergiant respectively. This image is helpful to see just how reddish Betelgeuse is.

Members of the Viking Jarl Squad surround their leader or 'Guizer Jarl' on a Viking galley ship during the annual Up Helly Aa Festival in the Shetland Islands of Lerwick. Up Helly Aa celebrates the influence of the Scandinavian vikings in the Shetland Islands. The event culminates with up to 1,000 'guizers' (men in costume) throwing flaming torches into a Viking longship.    Members of the Viking Jarl Squad surround their leader or 'Guizer Jarl' on a Viking galley ship during the annual Up…

Members of the Viking Jarl Squad surround their leader or 'Guizer Jarl' on a Viking galley ship during the annual Up Helly Aa Festival in the Shetland Islands of Lerwick. Up Helly Aa celebrates the influence of the Scandinavian vikings in the Shetland Islands. The event culminates with up to 1,000 'guizers' (men in costume) throwing flaming torches into a Viking longship. Members of the Viking Jarl Squad surround their leader or 'Guizer Jarl' on a Viking galley ship during the annual Up…

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