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Talk: Shetland Lace Haps

Sat 27 Apr 2024 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

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Anatomy Lecture Theatre
Edinburgh,EH91PLUnited Kingdom
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Duration: 1hr
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A talk by Elizabeth Williamson

Elizabeth will talk about Shetland lace knitting and the Shetland Hap.

In Shetland dialect a hap is a shawl, these have been knitted for centuries in the islands. They are used for everyday wear, weddings and also christenings. She will be showing examples of her own and her mother’s lace knitting and haps.

Q&A to follow.

Please note – this talk is part of The Woolly Good Gathering. To attend this event you must also have a general entry ticket, this can be found here.

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