Shetland Heritage yarn recreates the original characteristics of handspun ‘wursit’ used in old Fair Isle garments. Please ensure you purchase enough yarn for your project as the same dyelot/spinlot may not be available at a later date. In a range of 13 traditional shades. 2/2.2nm Worsted / 50g Ball 61m (66 yards) per 50g ball 19 stitches and 22 row = 10cm (4") using 4mm needles Fair Isle Knitting, Real Shetland Wool,Knitting Patterns,Jamieson & Smith,Yarn A list of potential substitutes, if you can't get hold of Jamieson & Smith Shetland Aran Worsted, with detailed advice and warnings about any differences. 2/2.2nm Worsted apun / 50g Ball 61m (66 yards) per 50g ball. Located in Lerwick, the capital town of Shetland, Jamieson & Smith, are long established as the islands primary purchaser of the Shetland Wool clip. Jamieson's Shetland Spindrift 2-Ply Weight. The Jamieson and Smith's worsted Aran range is is 100% British, made from Shetland wool. ), Jamieson's Shetland yarns are the holy grail. This is a 2-ply Jumper weight Shetland Wool Yarn in 225 beautiful shades. Description. In the 1960's the business moved to Lerwick where it remains today. A good quality and hardy wool, any garments made from this yarn will last you generations. 19 stitches and 22 rows = 10cm (4”) using 4mm needles In a range of 13 traditional shades. J&S has been in business since the 1930's when it was founded by the Smith family of Berry Farm in Scalloway. Aran weight and worsted spun, this super soft wool is perfect for cables and colourwork. We annually purchase the raw fleece from over 700 local crofters and farmers. Aran weight and worsted spun, this super soft wool is perfect for cables and colorwork. Brand new in time for Shetland Wool Week, 2014, this range of yarn expands on our Heritage Range. Product Description: Created for Shetland Wool Week, 2014, this range of yarn expands on Jamieson & Smith's Heritage Range. Made from 100% natural wool grown and spun in the Shetland Islands, it knits up 30-33 stitches/32-35 rows equaling 4 inches (10 cm) using 3.0 mm (US Size 2-3) needles. Jamieson & Smith makes every effort to enhance the profile of Shetland wool in order to better pay the crofters that grow the wool. Jamieson's Shetland Heather Aran For woolly wool-ophiles (you know who you are! Comes in a range of colours that are perfectly suitable for all your traditional knits.