Scottish plaid





They seems to be unanimous in Shetland.
The role of this private institution, led by Derek in blue
of work, a team of supportive knitters and a handful
of handlers, is central: buying and selling wool
In a warehouse in the heights of Lerwick, the shepherds
lay down the tonsures of their sheep.

Heaps weighed, estimated, sorted.
Quality and color determine prices.
Expertise guaranteed.
The Real Shetland Wool is then sent to England where
she is carefully washed, combed and spun before returning
at the source in the form of yarns.

“Knitters” (following a serious system of protection of
patterns) and weavers come to get their supplies here.
Sometimes their production will come back to be sold in turn.