Fair Isle

New town shop’s exhibition highlights lace knitting and Fair Isle chairs

LOCALS and tourists can enjoy learning first-hand about two endangered traditional craft practices as part of a small exhibition space attached to a new gift shop in the centre of Lerwick. The Puffin Republic, run by the owners of French café C’est La Vie, opened its doors last week and includes a lace knitting exhibition […] Shetland News …


Fair Isle chairs go on display in museum

DA GADDERIE in the Shetland Museum has reopened with an exhibition on Fair Isle chairs. The exhibition features three of Eve Eunson’s new handcrafted pieces as well as historic chairs from the museum collection and other items on loan. Eunson was born and raised on her family’s croft in Fair Isle. In 2018 she came […] Shetland News …