Speaking of nature’s palettes take a look at this beautiful blog from the Faroe Islands…
The names of the twenty colours of Snældan yarn are all inspired by things that can be seen by any visitor to the Faroe Islands. Here are some of them.
There are very few trees on the Faroe Islands – a combination of too much sea salt in the air and a large population of hungry sheep, so wood for building and manufacture had to be either imported or collected from the seashore.
Peat was once the most important fuel in Faroese households and the land around the villages still shows the markings formed by centuries of peat cutting. These crates in Klaksvík Museum were once used to carry the peat home…
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