Integrity, adaptability, character and exploration – this is the Alternative Shetland knitwear. The Nielanell knitwear studio, based in the village of Hoswick, is a place of pilgrimage for those in the know. The small and unassuming shop only hints at the tactile sweetshop within, bursting with vibrant colour and scrumptious texture.

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  • Rani Jumper

    Cowl neck, drapey merino: an elegant and easy to wear jumper. The darker colour is an inky blue, nearly a blue black, making pieces in the rani collection wearable with both black and blue… and particularly denim/indigo. Because it is … Read More
  • Rani Wrap

    An asymmetric, large shawl. Designed so that it is easy to wear and stays on. This luxurious and drapey wrap is a double-sided fabric, with colours reversed on either side: choose whether to wear as a darker or paler piece. … Read More
  • Rani Long Cape

    Our lovely, a-line cape has slits in the arms to keep your hands free. Nice and long, and with a swing as you move, this is more of an outer garment than other pieces we make. Front and back are … Read More
  • Rani Cowl

    An asymmetric and useful wee knit—turn any jumper into a cowl neck! DETAILS 100% extra-fine merino wool SIZING Width (laid flat) 29cm, Height 29cm CARE Handwash recommended We recommend that you hand wash using liquid or flakes. You may wish … Read More
  • Rani Scarf

    A simple scarf becomes something more interesting and elegant when knitted as a double-sided fabric. There is something which is just right about this scarf… DETAILS 100% extra-fine merino wool SIZING length 203cm, width 21cm CARE Handwash recommended We recommend … Read More