MRI Maakers Wool Week Event Raffle Prizes

Here is a list of prizes being drawn during our on off MRI Maakers Wool Week Event at the Lerwick Town Hall. We’re extremely grateful to everyone who has donated a prize, you’ll find their details listed beside them.

Billy O’ Middle Toon is a Burra Bear made entirely out of Harriet’s Hats which were hand knitted by various MRI Maakers around Shetland.

Wendy Inkster very kindly created him for our raffle and we think he’s turned out absolutely fabulous. She’ll be at the Lerwick Town Hall so if the lucky winner is one of our guests, she’ll be able to hand over the prize herself.


Marie Wallin – Meadow – Cover

A signed copy of Marie Wallin’s new book ‘Meadow’ has been donated by Marie herself. The book, which launches on the 1st October, contains designs using Jamieson of Shetland Spindrift yarn.

Marie Wallin is also donating £1 from every book sale to the Shetland MRI Scanner Appeal and has included a feature in the book about the MRI Maakers and the scanner appeal.



This beautiful hand knitted lace shawl has been kindly donated by one of our own MRI Maakers – Marina Robertson. Spanning 4ft, there’s an incredible amount of work that goes into making these with such attention to detail.




A years subscription (4 issues) to either British Fibre Art Magazine or Needle Felt Magazine. The winner will receive a voucher from us to claim their prize.

Issues will be posted to them anywhere in the world!



Woolly Originals have donated this incredible project bag. Retailing at £65 it’s beautifully made, lined and perfect to keep your future projects in.

Woolly Originals have been an avid supporter of what we’re doing from early on highlighting our efforts on social media.


Matching set 1 from the Harriet collection. This Harriet’s Hat and matching Harriet’s Mittens go so well together and will keep the lucky winner warm in the coming winter months.





Shetland Jewellery haven’t just donated this large pendant from their Fara range. They’ve made it especially for us using the MRI colours! The design compliments the crown of Harriet’s Hat so well it was an obvious choice from their collection of fine pieces. After seeing how it turned out, they’ve decided to add it to their range and will be donating 20% of every one sold to the Shetland MRI Scanner appeal.

Matching set 2 from the Harriet Collection. This is a matching Harriet’s Headband and Harriet’s Fingerless glove set.





Fair Isle Knitting Designs from Shetland Knitters Volume 2, released this month, signed by the designers.

Kindly donated by the Shetland Guild of Spinners, Knitters, Weavers and Dyers.



This selection of books has been very kindly donated to us by Mary Randles. We’ll be splitting the 8 books into two prizes of 4.





A signed copy of this DVD by Hazel Tindall and Elizabeth Johnston containing over 3 and a half hours of essential knitting advice.






Signed DVD donated by Hazel Tindall herself. We’re sure it’ll be of great interest containing a step by step guide through the traditional art of Fair Isle Knitting.





Shetland Wool Week have kindly donated a copy of their 2019 Annual. If you have been following Shetland Wool Week on social media you will no doubt have seen many of the exquisite designs within it from a host of very talented designers.

Shetland Wool Week have been extremely supportive and given us a place at their opening night, space at the Hub from Monday to Wednesday, and at the Makers’ Market.

Shetland Amenity Trust has donated a Family Heritage Season Ticket. The ticket can be used at Shetland Amenity Trust sites in the South Mainland including Sumburgh Head Lighthouse & Visitor Centre, Old Scatness Broch and Iron Age Village, and the Crofthouse Museum at Dunrossness.

For more information see here –

Marja from Trollenwol has very kindly donated 2 books, both about knitting with Uradale yarn. One was released earlier this year in March, and the other is being launched during Shetland Wool Week!

Trollenwol have been very supportive already online so you’re likely to have seen them liking and commenting on our posts.

How would you like to go Glamping for a night in one of these fabulous luxury Wigwams?

Thanks to this donation from Barbara Hall, who is herself a keen knitter, one lucky winner will be able to do just that.

You can find out more about the Burravoe Wigwams here –



Gilda Sim, who is one of our regulars at MRI Maakers meetings, has donated these lovely handknitted lace wristlets. They’re made from real Shetland Lace yarn and we’re sure they’ll be much loved by the lucky winner.




Hélène Driesen, AKA Kieranknits, has been incredibly supportive of our efforts and has already raised funds for us by donating some of her work to sell on this site. She has now donated these lovely thrummed mittens as a raffle prize, they’ll be so cosy in the coming winter months.



If you’re looking for something to keep your feet warm this winter, Hélène Driesen has also donated these thrummed slippers to the raffle. Hélène is teaching two classes at this year’s Shetland Wool Week and will be bringing both prizes along with her from the USA.

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    • They’re available in some local shops now, and we’ll be at the Hub during SWW Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday too. Failing that they will be at the event itself 😊

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