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Foula Wool Q&A

November 3, 2013

Here’s a wonderful story about Foula sheep and yarn for Wovember.

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It seems that every member of Team Wovember has a soft spot for Magnus and Justyna Holburn’s Foula Wool. Kate has designed a hat/tea-cosy knitting pattern called Tea Jenny. Tom is working on a men’s Fair Isle cardigan knitting pattern, to be launched later in Wovember, and Felix is a general admirer and desperate to record Foula sounds.

Earlier in October Kate caught up with Magnus and Justyna to talk about their fine Foula wool with plenty of character. This Q&A was published on Kate’s own blog on 9 October 2013:

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Where is Foula?

Foula (pronounced “foo-laa”) is the most isolated of the Shetland Islands which themselves are the most northerly outpost of the UK. Cut off from the main island group by a formidable sea crossing, Foula lies out to the west of Shetland, approximately 20 miles offshore. The striking silhouette is hard to miss but also…

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