Category Archives: The Faroe Islands

A Quilt Show in The Faroe Islands!

We could hardly believe our luck when we discovered this show! The Faroes do not have a quilt shop but they have lots of yarn shops and everyone learns to knit from a young age. The quilt show displayed the … Continue reading

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Wool felting in The Faroes

We had a special visit today which was not on our itinerary. It was a visit to the Faroese home of Ase Hatun, an 80 year old wool felter. For an hour she chatted to us about the development of … Continue reading

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Scenes from the Faroes

We have really relaxed into these calm, atmospheric islands and just so peaceful. Yesterday morning, we had a pattern workshop with Katrina i Geil, a Faroese knitter and stylist. She led us through some exercises, choosing a typical island knitting … Continue reading

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Fish Skins in Glorious Colour

Our first full day in The Faroe Islands. John, our excellent driver/guide was impressed that we were ready 5 minutes early, ready to leave for our morning tour. As he says, the earlier we are the more he can show … Continue reading

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