Gudrun Johnston

Gudrun was born in Shetland in the 70’s while her mother, Patricia Johnston, was running the successful knitwear design company, The Shetland Trader.

Thirty years later – and now living in the United States – Gudrun has followed in her mother’s footsteps. She has made a name for herself among a new generation of knitwear designers, using the internet to directly interact with an international community of knitters.

Gudrun revived the use of The Shetland Trader name and publishes a blog under this logo. She has also been published in several prominent magazines online, including Knitty.com, Twist Collective and Knit On The Net.

Gudrun often includes aspects of her Shetland heritage in her designs, mostly utilizing traditional lace patterns in a contemporary context. She also loves to design using seamless construction and is always adding new techniques to her seamless knitting skills. [From the designer’s website / Du website de la modéliste]

Nine of our favourite designs / Neuf de nos modèles favoris:

Aestlight Shawl.

Shimmer Dim.

Fulkra.

Hansel.

Homin Shawl.

Shalder.

Audrey In Unst.

Kerrera.

Laar.

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