Inspiration from natural colours in Shetland

Just took a little walk to the beach below our house and found these beautiful flowers which flood my mind with thoughts of new Fair Isle garments. And is it any wonder?

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Common Bird’s-foot-trefoil (Lotus corniculatus)

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Daisy – Kokkeloori in Shetland dialect

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Cuckooflower (Cardamine pratensis)

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Early Purple Orchid (Orchis mascula)

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Sea Pinks – Thrift

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Grasses just above the seashore

 

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