Definition of Shetland lace in English:

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Shetland lace

Pronunciation: /ˈʃɛtlənd/


[mass noun]
1A black or white bobbin lace made from Shetland wool.
Example sentences
  • To this end there will be demonstrations of a diverse collection of crafts from the spinning and knitting of Shetland lace to the art of making golf balls - a tradition that's alive, well and located, not surprisingly, in St Andrews.
  • This is a big project, and I hope to learn more about Shetland lace shawl construction along the way.
  • These women are carding, spinning and knitting gossamer yarn used in very fine Shetland lace knitting.
1.1Knitwear made using openwork stitches to give a lacy effect.

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