For Shetland Wool Week, Shetland Film Archive presented a short programme of curated material from its collections at the Shetland Museum and Archives. Following the journey of wool from the sheep to beautiful knitted garments; the programme started with footage of lambs and sheep dipping, followed by the roo-ing (hand picking of wool) and transporting of sheep by boat (known as "flitting"). Finally, a selection of clips featured people demonstrating their fantastic carding and knitting skills.

Films in the programme came from the 1960s and 1970s. Most were filmed by people as a hobby in their spare time, making this material an even more wonderful record of the things that interested them personally, or that they felt were important to capture.

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