Hap Shawl Landscape

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‘This was taken at dusk near Voe, Shetland. It’s the veiw from Colin Johnston’s farm and I was struck by the shoreline. It looks just like the edges of a Hap Shawl. Maybe I’ve spent too much time staring at knitting!’ – Jeni Reid

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And for comparison, an actual hap shawl blocking in the Shetland Croft House Museum; there is definitely a similarity in the gradients of the shades and the waving shape of the shawl line (shore line)…

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This entry was posted by Felicity Ford.

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